By John Dryden
Stored ladies, comedian clerics, and political schemers brighten up the 4 performs during this quantity of the California Dryden. Dryden asserted that the sort Keeper used to be an ethical play, devoted to exposing the "crying sin" of conserving a mistress. The creation used to be closed after 3 nights, yet no matter if as a result play's good fortune in moralizing, or in exposing, is tough to understand.
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What? every one must have their own: Fiat Justitia aut rual Mundus. Lim. I, fiat Justitia, Pug: she must have her own; for Justitia is Latin for Justice. [Aldo and Gervase lift at it. Aldo. I think the Devil's in't. Ger. There's somewhat bounces, like him, in't. 'Tis plaguy heavy; but we'll take t'other heave. Trick. (Taking hold of the Chest] Then you shall carry me too. Help, murder, murder. [A confus'd gabling among 'em. Enter Mrs. Saintly. 360 370 Saint. Verily, I think all Hell's broke loose among you.
Come, come, no half resolutions among Lovers; I'll hear no more of him, till I have reveng'cl you fully. Go out, and watch, Judith. [Exit Judith. Mrs. Brain. Yet, I cou'cl say, in my defence, that my Friends marryed me to him against my will. Wood. Then let us put your Friends too, into the Quarrel: it shall go hard, but I'll give you a Revenge for them. Enter Judith again, hastily. How now? what's the matter? Mrs. Brain. Can'st thou not speak? hast thou seen a Ghost? 154 Man ] ~,Qi; ~. Qs, F, D.
Yes, you have seen Mrs. , she's a Beauty. Wood. You mean, I suppose, the peaking Creature, the Marry'd Woman, with a sideling look, as if one Cheek carry'd more byass than the other? Trick. Yes, and with a high Nose, as visible as a land-mark. Wood. With one cheek blew, the other red: just like the covering of Lambeth Palace. Trick. Nay, but her legs, if you cou'd see 'em Wood. She was so foolish to wear short Petticoats, and show 'em. They are pillars, gross enough to support a larger building; of the Tuscan order, by my troth.