Garrick, D. Catherine and Petruchio. Burgoyne, General. Richard Cœur de Lion. Dibdin, C. The waterman. Collier, G. Selma & Azor. Knight, T. The honest thieves


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Página 55 - What is she but a foul contending rebel And graceless traitor to her loving lord? I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace; Or seek for rule, supremacy and sway, When they are bound to serve, love and obey.
Página 54 - Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign ; one that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance : commits his body To painful labour, both by sea and land ; To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, While thou liest warm at home, secure and safe ; And craves no other tribute at thy hands, But love, fair looks, and true obedience ; — Too little payments for so great a debt.
Página 55 - Such duty as the subject owes the prince, Even such, a woman oweth to her husband: And, when she's froward, peevish, sullen, sour, And not obedient to his honest will, What is she, but a foul contending rebel, And graceless traitor to her loving lord...
Página 14 - Say she be mute, and will not speak a word ; Then I'll commend her volubility, And say she uttereth piercing eloquence : If she do bid me pack, I'll give her thanks, As though she bid me stay by her a week...
Página 18 - Then farewell, my trim-built wherry, Oars and coat and badge farewell ! Never more at Chelsea Ferry Shall your Thomas take a spell ! — My father got over it, Mr. Boffin, and so shall I.
Página 5 - Committee," a comedy by Sir Robert Howard, and is divested of the peculiar satire directed against the fanatic parties of the reign of Charles I. The greatest merit of the piece is the character of Teague, the faithful Irishman, a picture of real life, drawn from the following circumstance. When Sir Robert was in Ireland, his son was imprisoned there by the parliament, for some offence committed against them. As soon as Sir Robert heard of it, he sent one of his domestics, an Irishman, to England,...
Página 9 - And I have thrust myself into the world, Haply to wive and thrive, as best I may. My business asketh haste, old signior, And every day I cannot come to woo : Let specialties be therefore drawn between us, That covenants may be kept on either hand.
Página 15 - Reduc'd to this, or none ? the maid's last prayer ? Sent to be woo'd, like bear unto the stake ? Trim wooing like to be ! — and he the bear ; For I shall bait him. — Yet, the man's a man.
Página 52 - And so it is ; I wonder what it bodes. Pet. Marry, peace it bodes, and love, and quiet life, And awful rule, and right supremacy : And, to be short, what not, that's sweet and happy ? liia.
Página 15 - The maidens all flocked to his boat so readily, And he eyed the young rogues with so charming an air, That this waterman ne'er was in want of a fare. What sights of fine folks he oft...

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