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The ton;  or, Follies of fashion. A comedy. As it was acted at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

The ton; or, Follies of fashion. A comedy. As it was acted at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1788 Excerpt: ... THE T O N; O R, FOLLIES OF FASHION. ACT I. SCENE I. St. James's Park. Enter Trusty and Mademoiselle. MADEMOISELLE. E ST-il possible, Monsieur Trusty, that Lord Ormond promise to marry your lady? TRUSTY. « It certainly is so;--I must know who am her steward; every thing is setded--they will be married next week. MADEMOISELLE. But den I be gouvernante to Miss Raymond, and I must know, dat he have change his mind--dat be all:--He now marry my charge, sister to Lord Raymond--a sweet girl, not yet fifteen. We came from school to the wedding--and I be resolve dat Miss get one holban. B TRUST Y. T R V S T Y. Don't pronounce Lord Ormond, the most respectable of men, such a villain, as basely to desert Lady Clairville,--who is the loveliest, worthiest lady ira England. MADEMOISELLE., Oh, dat be nothing!--great men be frivole, dey chuse from caprice, and change wit the wind--and laugh at de loveliest, de wordiest, and all dat sort of ting. TRUSTY.. But my lady has such a fortune, that I cannot imagine what can tempt him to think oiyeur miss. MADEMOISELLE. What do you fay?--She have grande fortune X--Oh f den I fear he love her ver much--I begin to. tink dat dere be some trut in your story.--If so--ahy pauvre Mam'selle Raymond! Trusty.. Loves her!--it is not three days since he Iovd her tenderly, therefore you can't have much reason to expect he means to marry Miss Raymond. MADEMOISELLE. But sure I have--he have alk her, and more daa all dat--but I will make her Ver happy, by telling her what a rival he sacrifice for her. Trusty. If such a cruel disappointment to another can give her pleasure, she can have but a bad heart.--What profligate coquettes the fine gentlemen are now-a-days.--No wonder, that in following their example, their wives and daughters should be...