Four Plays

Four Plays

By (author) J M Synge , By (author) John Millington Synge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...driving the other, and let you walk back here, I'm saying, to your work. Martin Doul turning round). I'm coming, surely. He stops and looks out right, going a step or two towards centre. Timmy. On what is it you're gaping, Martin Doul? Martin Doul. There's a person walking above.... It's Molly Byrne, I'm thinking, coming down with her can. Timmy. If she is itself let you not be idling this day, or minding her at all, and let you hurry with them sticks, for I'll want you in a short while to be blowing in the forge. He throws down pot-hooks. Martin Doul crying out). Is it roasting me now you'd be? Turns back and sees pot-hooks; he takes them up.) Pot-hooks? Is it over them you've been inside sneezing and sweating since the dawn of day? Timmy resting hh.uelf on anvil, with satisfaction). I'm making a power of things you do have when you're settling with a wife, Martin Doul; for I heard tell last night the Saint'll be passing again in a short while, and I'd have him wed Molly with myself.... He'd do it, I've heard them say, for no a penny at all. Martin Doul lays down hooks and looks at him steadily). Molly'll be saying great praises now to the Almighty God and He giving her a fine, stout, hardy man the like of you. Timmy uneasily). And why wouldn't she, if she's a fine woman itself? Martin Doul looking up right). Why wouldn't she, indeed, Timmy?... The Almighty God's made a fine match in the two of you, for if you went marrying a woman was the like of yourself you'd be having the fearfullest little children, I'm thinking, was ever seen in the world. Timmy seriously offended). God forgive you! if you're an ugly man to be looking at, I'm thinking your tongue's worse than your view. Martin Doul hurt also). Isn't it destroyed with the cold I am, ...

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • 04 Jul 2012
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607694
  • 9781236607690

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