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1792 Excerpt: ...Med. My dear I Lord Medway turns from her."
Medway, why do you let your father sink thus under his
apprehensions? Col. Med. Do you speak to him, madam, he wanls your
tenderness to soothe the troubles of his mind. Lady Med. My dear,
you have no cause to be thus affefted; I come a happy messenger of
joyful news to you. Lord Med. Joyful, do you say I that would
indeed lurprise me. Lady Med. Mrs, Knightly is in my chamber, my
lord. We have had a long conversation. She has told me the strange
event which this day has unfolded, and begs to speak with
you--shall I bring her in? Lord Med. Ay, pray do, my dear. Exit L.
Med. Col. Med. Reassume your spirits, my lord; I dare promise you a
happy issue to this affair. Lord Med. I own this unexpected visit
from Mrs. Knightly has a little revived me; and the generous
frankness with which she has communicated the secret to my wife,
shews she has a noble and enlarged mind. Enter Lady Medway, and
Mrs. Knightly., Mrs. Knight. My lord, I thought to have found you
alone. I cannot, without confusion, look up to Colonel Medway. Lord
Med. You, madam, have no cause; but, if my son's presence creates
in you any uneasiness, he shall withdraw. Mrs. Knight. He need not,
my lord; for as he is materially concerned in what I have to say,
it is fit he should be present at my explanation. I presume, sir,
you are by this time no stranger to my story. Col. Med. I think
myself happy, madam, in finding I have so near arid tender a claim
to your regard. Mrs. Knight. I hope to give you one still nearer,
sir. I will not now apologize for the means by which came at the
knowledge of that mutual love which I find there is between my
sister and you. Lady Med. It needs no excuse, madam; it was - L
happy event, as if gave my lord the opportunit...
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