The Critic Or, a Tragedy Rehearsed; A Dramatic Piece in Three Acts as It Is Performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane

The Critic Or, a Tragedy Rehearsed; A Dramatic Piece in Three Acts as It Is Performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1781. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SNEER. I am at your disposal the whole morning--- but I thought you had been a decided critic in musick, as well as in literature? DANGLE. So I am--but I have a bad ear.--Efaith, Sneer, tho I am afraid we were a little too severe on Sir Fretful--tho' he is my friend. SNEER. Why, 'tis certain, that unnecessarily to mortify the vanity of any writer, is a cruelty which mere dulness never can deserve; but where a base and personal malignity usurps the place of literary emulation, the' aggressor deserves neither quarter nor pity. DANGLE. That's true egad !--tho' he's my friend! SCENE II. ji Drawing Room, Harpsichord, &c. Italian Family, French Interpreter, Mrs. Dangle and Servants discovered. INTERPRETER. Je dis madame, ja'i l'honneur to introduce & de vous dernander votre protection pour le Signor Pasticcio Retornei,lo & pour. fa charmante famille. Slgnor PASTICCIO. Ah ! Vofignoria noi vi preghiamo di favoritevi colla vostra protezione. 1st. DAUGHTER. Vosignoria fatevi questi grazzie. 2d DAUGHTER. » Si Signora. INTERPRETER. Madame--me interpret.--C'est a dire--in English--quils vous prient de leur faire l'honneur-- Mrs. DANGLE. --I say again, gentlemen, I don't understand a word you say. Slgnor PASTICCIO. Questo Signore spiegliero. INTERPRETER. Oui--me interpret.--nous avons les lettres de recommendation pour Monsieur Dangle de Mrs. DANGLE. --Upon my word, Sir, I don't understand you. Signor PASTICCIO. La Contessa Rondeau e nostra padrona. 3d DAUGHTER. Si, padre, & mi Ladi Fuce. INTERPRETER.INTERPRETER. O !--me interpret.--Madame, ils disent--in English--Qii'ils ont l'honneur d'etre proteges de ces Demes.--Tcu understand? Mrs. DANGLE. No, Sir, no understand! Enter DANGLE and SNEER* INTERPRETER. Ah voici Monsieur Dangle! All ITALIANS. A! Signor Dangle! Mrs....