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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...Dan A. You would undo her
for a night's lodging. Don L. Undo her, sir Don A. Yes, that 's the
word. You knew it was against her interest to marry you, therefore
you endeavoured to win her to't in private; you knew her friends
would make a better bargain for her, therefore you kept your
designs from their knowledge, and yet you love her to that
excess----Don L. I'd readily lay down my life to serve her. Dan A.
Could you readily lay down fifty thousand pistoles to serve her,
your excessive love would come with better credentials: an offer of
life is very proper for the attack of a counterscarp, but a
thousand ducats will sooner carry a lady's heart. You are a young
man, but will learn this when you are older. Lopez. But since
things have succeeded better this once, sir, and that my master
will prove a most incomparable good husband (for that he'll do,
I'll answer for him), and that 'tis too late to re(-nl what's
already done, sir--Don A. What 's done, villain? Lopez. Sir, I
mean, that since my master and my lady are married, and Dan A. Thou
liest they are not married. Lopez. Sir, I say--that since they are
married, and that they love each other so passing dearly--indeed, I
fancy--that Dan A. Why, this impudence is beyond all bearing Sir,
do you put your rascal upon this? Don L. Sir, I am in a wood I
don't know what it is you mean. Don A. And I am in a plain, sir,
and think I may be understood. Do you pretend you are married to my
daughter? Don L. Sir, 'tis my happiness on one side, as it is my
misfortune on another. P, Page 148. The way Don Lorenzo urges Donna
Leonora in The Mistake (iii. 9) to acknowledge their marriage,
differs slightly from a similar scene be" tween...
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