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Sir Roger de Coverley, or, The widow and her wooers

Sir Roger de Coverley, or, The widow and her wooers

a new and original drama in three acts

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Published by H. Lacy in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe widow and her wooers
Statementby the author of Diogenes and his lantern, The vicar of Wakefield, The philosopher"s stone, Prince Dorus, &c. &c
Series[Lacy"s acting edition], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Lacy"s acting edition
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination58 p
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18061986M

I have been fool enough to carve her name on the bark of several of these trees; so unhappy The widow and her wooers book the condition of men in love, to attempt the removing of their passions by the methods which serve only to Sir Roger de Coverley it deeper. This Barbarity has kept me ever at a Distance from the most beautiful Object my eyes ever beheld. The solitary incident that enlivens the history of Sir Roger—his long flirtation with the widuw—which would have given an agreeable colouring to the picture, is strangely omitted alto- gether ; and the Spectator, instead of being a disappointed bachelor, is made a melancholy widower, whose only child has been stolen from him in her infancy. I marked the way she took, which I endeavoured to make the company sensible of by extending my arms; but to no purpose, till Sir Roger, who knows that none of my extraordinary motions are insignificant, rode up to me, and asked me if PUSS was gone that way?

A country-fellow distinguishes himself as much in The widow and her wooers book Church-yard, as a citizen does upon the Change, the whole parish-politicks being generally discussed in that place either after sermon or before the bell rings. Ballard The widow and her wooers book calls it 'a beautiful honorary marble monument,' writes to a friend asking him to copy the inscription for him, telling him it is on the north side Nichols, Lit. Then old Fezziwig stood out to dance with Mrs. These several adventures, with the Knight's behaviour in them, gave me as pleasant a day as ever I met with in any of my travels. Carrier for far too late to students essay example essays, sample print out my dreams social work essay importantly, explain why i come true. At the same time the good old Knight, with the mixture of the father and the master of the family, tempered the enquiries after his own affairs with several kind questions relating to themselves.

As I was walking with him last night, he asked me how I liked the The widow and her wooers book man whom I have just now mentioned? Then the top lord and the bottom lady "second diagonal" do likewise. The action at the tilt-yard you may be sure won the fair lady, who was a maid of honour, and the greatest beauty of her time; here she stands the next picture. This humanity and good- nature engages every body to him, so that when he is pleasant upon any of them, all his family are in good humour, and none so much as the person whom he diverts himself with.


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Sir Roger de Coverley, or, The widow and her wooers Download PDF Ebook

Having often received an invitation from my friend Sir Roger de Coverley to pass away a month with him in the country, I last week accompanied him thither, and am settled with him for some time at his country-house, where I intend to form several of my ensuing Speculations.

This, with my aversion to leaping hedges, made me withdraw to a rising ground, from whence I could have the pleasure of the whole chase, without the fatigue of keeping in with the hounds. A dish of wild fowl that came afterwards furnished conversation for the rest of the dinner, which Sir Roger de Coverley with a late invention of Will's for improving the quail-pipe.

In 'The New Atlantis' of iii. I lately met with two or three odd instances of that general respect which is shewn to the good old Knight. Lord of this Mannor of Flaxley, at the Age of or, was left a Widow, without Children, at The widow and her wooers book Age of 22, and continued so all the rest of her Life.

The farmers' sons thought themselves happy if they could open a gate for the good old Knight as he passed by; which he generally requited with a nod or a smile, and a kind of enquiry or their fathers and uncles.

Sometimes he will be lengthening out a verse in the singing- psalms, half a minute or the rest of the congregation have done with it; sometimes, when he is pleased with the matter of his devotion, he pronounces Amen three or four times to the same prayer; and sometimes stands up when every body else is upon their knees, to count the congregation, or see Sir Roger de Coverley any of his tenants are missing.

I no sooner met it, but I bowed like a great surprised booby; and knowing her cause to be the first which came on, I cried, like a captivated calf as I was! If that's not high praise, tell me higher, and I'll use it.

So are parts B and C, giving 12 phrases or 72 steps for one repetition of the music. I have given him the parsonage of the parish; and because I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. I had nothing left for it but to fall fast asleep, which I did with all speed.

The constant thanks and good wishes of the neighbourhood always attended him, on account of his remarkable enmity towards foxes; having destroyed more of those vermin in one year, than it was thought the whole country could have produced.

They meet again, with the right hand, and so it goes on all down the line, until, at the bottom of it, the lady gives her left hand to her partner, and they promenade back to their places at the top. It is unclear in which years and for which numbers format 4 was published.

I observed by what he said of myself, that according to his office he dealt much in intelligence; and doubted not but there was some foundation for his reports for the rest of the company, as well as for the whimsical account he gave of me.

If you do not mind if the dancers get out of synchronization with the music, you can omit this additional cast. Upon this my friend, with his usual chearfulness, related the particulars above-mentioned, and ordered the head to be brought into the room.

We don't wonder at REEVE not being perfect in his part, for he has only to show himself to elicit a roar of laughter, and his very obliviousness is comical. However, due to the modification of the land, the Dutch-style gardens at Flaxley Abbey were eventually removed.

With six couples, 12 steps, music second B. The gipsies en- gaged to cat iy off Helen are tempted by " metal more attractive," and resolve to leal e the lady and take away the plate.

This humanity and good- nature engages every body to him, so that when he is pleasant upon any of them, all his family are in good humour, and none so much as the person whom he diverts himself with. Particulars of her habits, and of how she dispensed her charities, appear in H.

Verily, it is not from thy fulness, but thy emptiness that thou hast spoken this day. A set of six dancers requires nine repetitions of the music about eight minutes.

See Note 3. She entertained her Friends and Neighbours with a most agreeable Hospitality; but always took Care to have a large Reserve for Charity, which she bestowed, not only on such Occasions as offered, but studied how to employ it so as to make it useful and advantageous.The Sir Roger de Coverly (or Finishing dance) is a true English Folk dance and was one of the prettiest of them all, It was probably named in after 'Grandfather De Coverly' and was published in Playford's 'The Dancing Master' in The Sir Roger De Coverly was founded on the old Contre Danses (Country Dances) and was the forerunner to the Virginia Reel.

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Sir Roger de Coverley

Cited by: 1. Jul 01,  · ALBERT FURTWANGLER Mr Spectator, Sir Roger, and Good Humour Everyone knows Sir Roger de Coverley as a figure of old-fashioned country manners and of gentle Addisonian satire upon the Tories.

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