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have made of her too, and the set that frequent her house. Such a set! Many a wretch who has been drawn upon a hurdle, has done less mischief than those barterers of forged lies, coiners of scandal, and clippers of reputation.
L. Teaz. How can you be so severe? I am sure they are all people of fashion, and very tenacious of reputation.
Sir Pet. Yes, so tenacious of it, they'll not allow it to any but themselves.
L. T'eaz. I vow, Sir Peter, when I say an ill-natured thing, I mean no harm by it, for I take it for granted they'd do the same by me.
Sir Pet. They've made you as bad as any of them.
L. T'eaz. Yes, I think I bear my part with a tolerable grace.
Sir Pet. Grace, indeed!
Sir Pet. Well, I shall just call in to look after my own character.
L. Teaz. Then, upon my word, you must make haste after me, or you'll be too late.
[Exit Lady Teazle. Sir Pet. I have got much by my intended expostulation. What a charming air she has ! and how pleasantly she shows her contempt of my authority! Well, though I can't make her love me, 'tis some pleasure to tease her a little; and I think she never appears to such advantage, as when she is doing everything to vex and plague me.
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