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" Wai. The peculiarity of your father's temper, joined to my want of fortune, made it necessary for me to keep our engagements inviolably secret ; there is no merit, therefore, either in my prudence, or in my labouring assiduously to cultivate the good... "
British Theatre - Page 16
by John Bell - 1792
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Love Makes a Man: Or, The Fop's Fortune. A Comedy

Colley Cibber - 1797 - 460 pages
...me, he would have mentioned it in some mumento levity, and sent it in a course of circulation to m; father. Miss Wai. The peculiarity of your father's...temper joined to my want of fortune, made it necessary fi me to keep our engagements inviolably becret; thei is no merit, therefore, either in my prudence,...
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The British Drama: pt. 1-2. Comedies

1804 - 556 pages
...have mentioned it in some moment of liviiv. and sent it in a course of circulation to my father. Mia Wai. The peculiarity of your father's temper, joined...Don't despise me for this acknowledgment now. Capt. Sat:. Bewitching softness ! But your goodness, 1 flatter myself, will be speedily rewarded ; you are...
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The British Drama: Comedies. 2 v

1804 - 556 pages
...mentioned it in some moment of levity, and sent it in a course of circulation to my fa» ther. Mitt WaL The peculiarity of your father's temper, joined to...fortune, made it necessary for me to keep our engagements invio» lably secret. There is no merit, therefore, either in my prudence, or in my labouring assiduously...
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The British Drama: Comedies. 2 v

1804 - 552 pages
...mentioned it in some moment of levity, and sent it in a course of circulation to my uither. Miss Wal. The peculiarity of your father's temper, joined to my want of fortune, made it necessary fur me to keep our engagements invio* lably secret. There is no merit, therefore, either in my prudence,...
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The modern theatre: a collection of successful modern plays, Volumes 5-6

Elizabeth Inchbald - 762 pages
...wou'd have mentioned it in some moment of levity, and sent it in a course of circulation to my father. for me to keep our engagements inviolably secret ;...the good opinion of the general, since both were so necessarj to my own happiness : don't despise me for this acknowledgment. Capt. Bewitching softness...
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Towards a Standard English, 1600-1800

Dieter Stein (linguiste).), Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade - 1994 - 342 pages
...perilous (Colman 1790). (7) Numerous abstractions and comparatively few concrete, humble, physical nouns. "The peculiarity of your father's temper, joined to...assiduously to cultivate the good opinion of the General" (Kelly 1775). (8) Elegant interjections (O ye Heavens!) instead of ordinary swear-words. The data of...
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