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" Never ; unless, as among kings and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an Eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it might be endured. "
The Modern British Drama: Comedies - Page 544
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The British Drama: Illustrated, Volume 1

1868
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If indeed, like an eastern bridegroom, oue were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it...might be endured. But to go through all the terrors of af omial courtship, together with the episode of aunis, grandmothers, cousins, and at last to blurt...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1869 - 366 pages
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an Eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it might be endured. But to gu through all the terrors of a formal court ship, together with the episode of aunts, grandmothers,...
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The works of Oliver Goldsmith: Vicar of Wakefield, select poems and comedies ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1871
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an Eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it might be endured. But through all the terrors of a formal courtship, together with the episode of aunts, grandmothers, and...
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The New York Drama: A Choice Selection of Tragedies, Comedies, Farces, Etc

1876
...princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an eastern bridegroom, one were : : to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it...at last to blurt out the broad, staring question of — " Madame, will you marry mef " No, no, that's a strain much above me, I assure you. Hast. I pity...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith, with the addition of The vicar of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1877 - 482 pages
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it...out the broad staring question of, " Madam, will you marry me ?" No, no ; that's a strain much above me, I assure you. Mar. As I behave 'to all other ladies....
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The Henry Irving Birthday Book: Composed of Quotations from Some of the ...

Viola Stirling - 1883 - 266 pages
...careful of my property as if it were their own. The Lady of Lyons, Act ii., Scene i. 47 Young Marlow. — To go through all the terrors of a formal courtship,...grandmothers, and cousins, and at last to blurt out the broad-staring question of — Madam, will you marry me ? No, no, that's a strain above me, I assure...
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Standard popular dialogues

John William Kirton - 1883 - 191 pages
...better to have things fair and above-board — that is, if one can overcome certain bashful tendencies. But to go through all the terrors of a formal courtship, together with the examinations of aunts, cousins, uncles, grandmothers, and then have to blurt out, My dear, will you...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Poems. Plays. The bee. Cock-lane ghost

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an Eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it...the broad, staring question of, " Madam, will you marry me ? " No, no, that's a strain much above me, I assure you. Hastings. I pity you. But how do...
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Dramatic works of Sheridan and Goldsmith. With Goldsmith's poems, Volume 2

Richard Brinsley B. Sheridan - 1884
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it...out the broad staring question of, "Madam, will you marry me?" No, no; that 'sa strain much above me, I assure you. Hast. I pity you. But how do you intend...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Poems. Plays. The bee. Cock-lane ghost

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...and princes, my bride were to be courted by proxy. If, indeed, like an Eastern bridegroom, one were to be introduced to a wife he never saw before, it...the broad, staring question of, " Madam, will you marry me ? " No, no, that's a strain much above me, I assure you. Hastings. I pity you. But how do...
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