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The Noble Spanish Soldier

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Author: Thomas Dekker
Published: 1623
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,256 / 77 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 497
Added to site: 2005.09.27
mnybks.net#: 1681
Genre: Drama
Excerpt

upon fellows that cannot thank you. Come, be jovial.

ONAELIA
Sorrow becomes me best.

CORNEGO
A suit of laugh and lie down would wear better.

ONAELIA
What should I do to be merry, Cornego?

CORNGO
Be not sad.

ONELIA
But what's the best mirth in the world?

CORNEGO
Marry this, to see much, say little, do little, get little, spend little and want nothing.

ONELIA
Oh, but there is a mirth beyond all these;
This picture has so vexed me, I'm half mad,
To spite it therefore, I'll sing any song
Thyself shall tune. Say then, what mirth is best?

CORNEGO
Why then Madam, what I knock out now is the very marrowbone of mirth and this it is.

ONELIA
Say on.

CORNEGO
The best mirth for a lawyer

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2005.09.29
John Bernard
*****

Splendid


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