|Scene changes to inside of the Lion.|
|Enter Strephon and Postilion.|
|Streph:)||You drove me from Staines to this place, from whence I mean to go to Town to marry Chloe. How much is your due?|
Alas, my freind, I have but a bad guinea with which I mean to support myself in Town. But I will pawn to you an undirected Letter that I received from Chloe.
|Post:)||Sir, I accept your offer.|
|End of the first Act|
A LETTER from a YOUNG LADY, whose feelings being too strong for her Judgement led her into the commission of Errors which her Heart disapproved.
Many have been the cares and vicissitudes of my past life, my beloved Ellinor, and the only consolation I feel for their bitterness is that on a close examination of my conduct, I