Vulgar words in The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume II (Page 1)
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Philip is then proclaimed King, but Abdelazer announcing he is a bastard, an avowal backed by the Queen, declares himself Protector of Spain, Overpowered by his following, The lords accept him.
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These Country Grievances too great appear: But cruel Ladies, we have greater here; You come not sharp, as you are wont, to Plays; But only on the first and second Days: This made our Poet, in her Visits, look What new strange Courses, for your time you took, And to her great Regret she found too soon, Damn'd Beasts and Ombre spent the Afternoon; So that we cannot hope to see you here Before the little Net-work Purse be clear.
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You durst as well been damn'd.
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Damn his Religion--he has a thousand Crimes That will yet better justify your Sentence.
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ingrateful _Spain_!-- Oh, my _Florella_, all my Glory's vanish'd, The Cardinal (Oh damn him) wou'd have me banish'd.
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Shall I be calm, and hear my Wife call'd Whore?
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Oh, damn her Quality.
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Take it--by Heaven, thoud'st pimp for him to my Mother-- Nay, and after that, give him another Sister.
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Durst you proclaim--_Philip_ a Bastard, Madam?
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In the mean time send for your Confessor, And with a borrow'd Penitence confess, Their Idol _Philip_ is a Bastard; And zealously pretend you're urg'd by Conscience, A cheap Pretence to cozen Fools withal.
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damn thy dissembling Tongue; Did I not see, with what fierce wishing Eyes He gazed upon thy Face, whilst yours as wantonly Returned, and understood the amorous Language?
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do not praise my Virtue thus, Which is so poor, it scarce affords me patience To attend the end of what you wou'd deliver-- Come, Madam, say my Sister--is a Whore.
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But, _Alonzo_, Whilst that religious Patience dwells about thee, All Spain must suffer, nay, Ages that shall ensue Shall curse thy Name, and Family; From whom a Race of Bastards shall proceed, To wear that Crown.
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By Heaven, but _Philip_ shall not be my King; _Philip's_ a Bastard, and Traytor to his Country: He braves us with an Army at our Walls, Threatning the Kingdom with a fatal Ruin.
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--I do not boast my Birth, Nor will not urge to you my Kingdom's Ruin; But loss of Blood, and numerous Wounds receiv'd-- And still for _Spain!_-- And can you think, that after all my Toils, I wou'd be still a Slave?--to Bastard _Philip_ too?
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We are betray'd, and round beset with Horrors; If we deny him this--the Power being his, We're all undone, and Slaves unto his Mercy.-- Besides--Oh, give me leave to blush when I declare, That _Philip_ is--as he has rendred him.-- But I in love to you, love to my _Spain_, Chose rather to proclaim my Infamy, Than an ambitious Bastard should be crown'd.
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The rude, exclaiming, ill-affected Multitude (Tempestuous as the Sea) run up and down, Some crying, kill the Bastard--some the Moor; These for King _Philip_,--those for _Abdelazer_.
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why d'ye protect this Monster?-- And this damn'd Cardinal, that comes not up With the Castilian Troops?
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Oh, damn your lazy Order, where have you been, Sir?
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I can--and must--in spite of Fate: The Wheel of War shall turn about again, And dash the Current of his Victories.-- This is the Tent I've pitched, at distance from the Armies, To meet the Queen and Cardinal; Charm'd with the Magick of Dissimulation, I know by this h'as furl'd his Ensigns up, And is become a tame and coward Ass.
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If he were so, the Powers above forbid We should not serve, adore, and fight for him; But _Philip_ is a Bastard:--nay, 'twill surprize ye, But that 'tis Truth, the Queen will satisfy you.
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Philip_ a Bastard!
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Philip_ a Bastard!
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Eternal Plagues consume 'em in their flight; Oh, this damn'd coward Cardinal has betray'd us!
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Oh, damn your musty Peace--No, will you fight and cry, Down with the Moor!
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I'll let thee tread on me, do any thing, So this damn'd Moor may fall.
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Traitor and Bastard, I arrest thee of High-Treason.
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Hah!--Traitor!--and Bastard--and from thee!
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Stay, Peers of _Spain_, If young Prince _Philip_ be King _Philip's_ Son, Then is he Heir to _Philip_, and his Crown; But if a Bastard, then he is a Rebel, And as a Traitor to the Crown shou'd bleed: That dangerous popular Spirit must be laid, Or _Spain_ must languish under civil Swords; And _Portugal_ taking advantage of those Disorders, (Assisted by the Male-contents within, If _Philip_ live) will bring Confusion home.
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--Our Remedy for this is first to prove, And then proclaim him Bastard.
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--How shou'd we prove him Bastard?
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Is't not enough I've given you up my Power, Nay, and resign'd my Life into your Hands, But you wou'd damn me too--I will not yield-- Oh, now I find a very Hell within me; How am I misguided by my Passion!
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Die,--and be damn'd together.
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I (in whose Hands Fortune had put the Crown) Had I not lov'd the Good and Peace of _Spain_, Might have dispos'd it to my own Advantage; And shall that Peace, Which I've preferr'd above my proper Glories, Be lost again in him, in him a Bastard?
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Is not all this enough, without being damn'd, To have thee, Cardinal, in my full view?
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Thou art half-damn'd for this!
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Now, thou damn'd Villain!
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Not for thy Ease, but to declare my Malice, Know, Prince, I made thy amorous Mother Proclaim thee Bastard, when I miss'd of killing rhee.
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All laughing call-- Turn out the Rascal, the eternal Blockhead; --Zounds, crys Tartarian, I am out of Pocket: Half Crown my Play, Sixpence my Orange cast; Equip me that, do you the Conquest boast.
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that damn'd resistless thought!
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Had ever Cavalier such damn'd Luck?
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In Nevil Payne's _The Siege of Constantinople_ (1675) he appears as The Chancellor; 1680 in Otway's Shakespearean cento cum bastard classicism _Caius Marius_ some very plain traits can be recognized in the grim Marius senior; in Southerne's _The Loyal Brother_ (1682) Ismael, a villainous favourite; in _Venice Preserved_ (1682) the lecherous Antonio; in the same year Banks caricatured him as a quite unhistorical Cardinal Wolsey, _Virtue Betray'd; or, Anna Bullen_; in Crowne's mordant _City Politics_ (1683) the Podesta of a most un-Italian Naples; the following year Arius the heresiarch in Lee's _Constantine the Great_; in the operatic _Albion and Albanius_ (1685), Dryden does not spare even physical infirmities and disease with the crudest yet cruellest exhibition, and five years later he attacked his old enemy once more as Benducar in that great tragedy _Don Sebastian_.
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Who, but the most incorrigible Fops, For ever doomed in dismal Cells, call'd Shops, To cheat and damn themselves to get their Livings, Wou'd lay sweet Money out in Sham-Thanksgivings?
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Sir _Charles_, thanks to Heaven, you may be leud, you have a plentiful Estate, may whore, drink, game, and play the Devil: your Uncle, Sir Anthony Meriwill, intends to give you all his Estate too.
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Well fare, I say, the Days of old Oliver, he by a wholesom Act made it death to boast; so that then a Man might whore his Heart out, and no body the wiser.
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Do and be damn'd.
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Damn him, I've lost all Patience, and can dissemble no longer, though I lose all--Very good, Sir; harkye, I hope she's young and handsome; or if she be not, amongst the numerous lusty-stomacht Whigs that daily nose your publick Dinners, some maybe found, that either for Money, Charity, or Gratitude, may requite your Treats.
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You cram the Brethren, the pious City-Gluttons, with good Cheer, good Wine, and Rebellion in abundance, gormandizing all Comers and Goers, of all Sexes, Sorts, Opinions and Religions, young half-witted Fops, hot-headed Fools, and Malecontents: You guttle and fawn on all, and all in hopes of debauching the King's Liege-people into Commonwealthsmen; and rather than lose a Convert, you'll pimp for him.
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There is at present some ill understanding between us; some damn'd Honourable Fop lays siege to her, which has made me ill received; and I having a new Intrigue elsewhere, return her cold Disdain, but now and then she crosses my Heart too violently to resist her.
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Oh, this is of Quality to be conceal'd; but the dearest loveliest Hypocrite, white as Lillies, smooth as Rushes, and plump as Grapes after a Shower, haughty her Mein, her Eyes full of Disdain, and yet bewitching sweet; but when she loves soft, witty, wanton, all that charms a Soul, and but for now and then a fit of Honour, Oh, damn the Nonsense!
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'twould make a Man sin with moderation, to hear how he claw'd away the Vices of the Town, Whoring, Drinking, and Conventicling, with the rest of the deadly number.
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an he were so good at Whoring and Drinking, you'd best carry your Nephew, Sir _Charles Meriwill_, to Church; he wants a little documentizing that way.
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What, they wou'd have me train my Nephew up, a hopeful Youth, to keep a Merchant's Book, or send him to chop Logick in an University, and have him returned an arrant learned Ass, to simper, and look demure, and start at Oaths and Wenches, whilst I fell his Woods, and grant Leases: And lastly, to make good what I have cozen'd him of, force him to marry Mrs. Crump, the ill-favour'd Daughter of some Right Worshipful.--A Pox of all of such Guardians!
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why then you're an Ass, Sir--But is this Lady young and handsom?
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thou canst not do a better thing; There are a thousand Matrimonial Fops, Fine Fools of Fortune, Good-natur'd Blockheads too, and that's a wonder.
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Damn it, since he knows all, I'll boldly own my flame.
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Was ever such a Blockhead!
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Yes, faith, and so I have, _Charlot_: damn'd Business, that Enemy to Love, has made me rude.
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Or that other Enemy to Love, damn'd Wenching.
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What damn'd Informer does she keep in pension?
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Ay, I think him a Son of a Whore that said it; and I'll cut his Throat.
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My leud Debauches, and being o'th' wrong Party, as he calls it, is now become an _irreconcilable_ Quarrel, so that I having many and hopeful Intrigues now depending, especially those of my charming Widow, and my City-Heiress, which can by no means be carried on without that damn'd necessary call'd ready Mony; I have stretcht my Credit, as all young Heirs do, till 'tis quite broke.
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Damn your Projects, I'll have none of 'em.
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a Pox upon't, now have I not power to stir; she has a damn'd hank upon my Heart, and nothing but right down lying with her will dissolve the Charm.
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oh, damn it, beg Pardon!
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damn'd Rogue, unseasonable to a Widow?--Quite out.
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Madam, by George, he lyes; he does come to speak of Love, and make Love, and to do Love, and all for Love--Not come to speak of Love, with a Pox!
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Confounded Blockhead!--by George, he lyes again, Madam.
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Why, dear _Charles_, good Boy, swear a little, ruffle her, and swear, damn it, she shall have none but thee.
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Die, a damn'd Rogue!
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A damn'd Rogue, to be civil now, when he shou'd have behav'd himself handsomely!
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A damn'd sneaking Dog, to be civil and modest with a Pox!
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That Uncle of mine pimps for all the Sparks of his Party; There they all meet and bargain without Scandal: Fops of all sorts and sizes you may chuse, Whig-land offers not such another Market.
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Oh, damn him, he was born to be my Plague: not-- Disinheriting me had not been so great a Disappointment; and if he sees me here, I ruin all the Plots I've laid for him.
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A Plague upon your damn'd Dissimulation, that never failing Badge of all your Party, there's always mischief at the bottom on't; I know ye all; and Fortune be the Word.
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Sir Timothy, why, what a Pox dost thou bring that damn'd Puritanical, Schismatical, Fanatical, Small-beer-Face of thine into good Company?
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Alas, I have try'd all ways, fair and foul; nay, had settled t'other Day my whole Estate upon him, and just as I had sign'd the Writings, out comes me a damn'd Libel, call'd, A Warning to all good Christians against the City-Magistrates; and I doubt he had a Hand in Absalom and Achitophel, a Rogue.
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Who is a most devout Baud, a precise Procurer; A Saint in the Spirit, and Whore in the Flesh; A Doer of the Devil's Work in God's Name.
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Do you take me for such an Ass, to suspect I shall love my own Wife?
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She's only infamous, who to her Bed For Interest takes some nauseous Clown she hates: And though a Jointure or a Vow in publick Be her Price, that makes her but the dearer Whore.
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Dull Blockhead, not to find it out before!
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and have I promis'd then to be A Whore?
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Yes, let me be false, unjust, ungrateful, any thing but a--Whore-- _Wild_.
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False are your Faces, false your floating Hearts; False are your Quarrels, false your Reconcilements: Enemies without Reason, and dear without Kindness; Your Friendship's false, but much more false your Love; Your damn'd deceitful Love is all o'er false.
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Why, I did proffer, and press, and swear, and ly'd, and--but a pox on her, she has the damn'dst wheedling way with her, as dear _Charles_, nay prithee, fie, 'tis late, to morrow, my Honour, which if you lov'd you wou'd preserve; and such obliging Reasons.
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Damn the City.
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Do you make Love like Cats, by Star-light?
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Away, I say, thou damn'd Domestick Intelligence, that comest out every half hour with some fresh Sham--No Man!--What, 'twas an Appointment only, hum,--which I shall now make bold to unappoint, render null, void, and of none effect.
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He shall ne'er drink small Beer more, that's positive; I'll burn all's Books too, they have help'd to spoil him; and sick or well, sound or unsound, Drinking shall be his Diet, and Whoring his Study.
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Gad, I'll damn thy Soul if thou dar'st swear what thou say'st.
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a plague of this damn'd Widow: The Devil ow'd him an unlucky Cast, and has thrown it him to night.