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The English and American Stage Volume 21 (Paperback) Loot Price: R158
Discovery Miles 1 580
The English and American Stage Volume 21 (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group
The English and American Stage Volume 21 (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group

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The English and American Stage Volume 21 (Paperback)

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: EPILOGUE BY GEORGE COLMAN, ESQ. spoken by Lady Teazle. I, who was late so volatile and gay, Like a trade wind, must now blow all one way; Bend all my cares, my studies, and my vows, Toone old rusty sveather-cock?my spouse; So wills our virtuous bard?the pye-ball'd bayes Of crying epilogues, and laughing plays. I Old bachelors, who marry smart young wives, Learn from our play to regulate your lives! Each bring his dear to town?all faults upon her?- London will prove the very source of honor; Plunged fairly in, like a cold bath it serves, While principles relax?to brace the nerves. Such is my case?and yet I must deptore That the gay dream of dissipation's o'er; And say, ye fair, was every lively wife. Burn with a genius for the highest life, Like me, untimely blasted in her bloom; Like me condemned to such a dismal doom? Save money?when 1 just knew how to waste iU Leave London, just as I began to taste it! Must I then watch the early crowing cock ? The melancholy ticking of a clock f In the lone rustic hall for ever pounded, With dogs, cats, rats, and squalling brats surrounded! With humble curates can 1 now retire F (While good sir Peter boozes with the squire) And at back-gammon mortify my soul, That pants for loo, or flutters at a vole ! Seven's the main !?dear sound !?thou must expire, Lost at hot-cockles round a christmas fire! The transient hour of fashion too soon spent, " t'arewel the tranquil mind, farewel content' Farewel the plumed head?the cushion'd tele, That takes the cushion from its proper seat! The spirit stirring drum !?card drums I mean ? Spadille, odd trick, pam, basto, king and queen I And you ye knockers that with brazen throat, The welcome visitor's approach denote, Farewel !?all quality of high renown, Pride, pomp and circumstance of glorio...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-07757-6
Barcode: 9780217077576
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-07757-9

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