The Innocent Stratagem. A Lady fearing her Husband's propensity to Gaming would win his family, contrived by one of her Relations to win his whole Fortune; and when he was full of horro at the supposed situation to which he had reduced them she producesthe Bond and acknowledges the Stratagem. La Ruse Innocente. Une Dame qui craignit que son Mari perdroit sa famille par la rage de Jeu, se servit par un parent de gagner toute sa fortune au jeu, et ensuite quand il fut rempli d’horreur dans la supposition qu’il s’etoit ruine elle lui produit l’obligation en avouant l’artifice. [&] The Power of Innocence. A married couple of fashion having had a trifling difference together, agreed to part; but were prevented by their only Child, each contending to have ti. The little prattler supposing her Father angry, said, do Papa! Do, love Mama! Mama loves you! On which a reonciliation took place. Le Pouvoir de l’Innocence. Une petite querelle entre mari et femme fut portee si loin qu’ils determinerent de se separer, mais ne purent pas convenir que possederoit leur Enfant unique. La petite croyant que le Père se fachoit; dit, Je vous prie Papa, aimez Mamam, Mamam vous aime; quel enfantillage les reconcila!. A Pair
London, Publish'd March 1. 1792, by J. Thane, Rupert Street, Hay Market.
A pair of stipples. Plate 310 x 330mm. 12¼ x 13". Trimmed, some damage off image.
In a room, a woman standing in the centre, showing a letter to a man who sits on the left on a sofa, three children sitting on the right in front of a window. [&] A girl grabs onto her father's leg urging him to stay with his mother, a carriage and horse wait outside.
See BM: 1851,0208.304. [Innocent stratagem].
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