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Written by Lizzy A
(3/3/2007 2:49 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, LOL lines - Act II, penned by Cheryl
And in tenderness to my character, if your honour could bring in the chairmen and waiters, I sahall esteem it as an obligation; for thought I never scriple a lie to serve my master, yet it hurts one's conscience, to be found out
Come, come, Lucy, here's no one by - so a little less simplicity, with a grain or two more sincerity, if you please.
How! What tastes some people have!
He's funny and smarter than most think!
The scene between Jack & his father is also funny. You can hear Sir Anthony flying into an increasing rage as he says:
Zounds! sirrah! the lady shall be as ugly as I choose: she shall have a hump on each shoulder; she shall be as crooked as the Crescent; her one eye shall roll like the bull's in Cox's museum - she shall have skin like a mummy, . . .
Can't you be cool, like me? What the devil good can passion do? Passion is of no service, you impudent, insolent, overbearing reprobate! . . . don't enter the same hemisphere with me! don't dare to breathe the same air, or use the same light with me; but get an atmospher and a sun of your own! . . . I'll disown you, I'll disinherit you, I'll unget you! And damn me, if ever I call you Jack again!
And Jack's response:
Mild, gentle, considerate father - I kiss your hands. What a tender method of giving his opinion in these matters Sir Anthony has!
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