Beau Brummell, Lovers' Lane, Nathan Hale

Beau Brummell, Lovers' Lane, Nathan Hale

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...No, sir. MINIsTER. To MARY. But why are you not married at your own home? MARY. I am not happy there--my mother has married a second time, and that's how I came to go to New York and--MINIsTER. I nterrupting. I should think they'd miss you awfully. Turning to HERBERT. But that's your gain, isn't it? Rising and returning the chair to the desk, he goes over to the bookcase. I always use the Episcopal service. He takes up a prayer-book from bookcase. Are you to be married with a ring? MARY. Oh, yes. Of course, sir--HERBERT. Rising from the organ bench. Mary, I forgot the ring. MARY. Herbert! Then we can't be married MINIsTER. And that would disappoint you very much, wouldn't it? He lays the prayer-book on the table. MARY. Yes, sir, but after all we could do without the ring, though--smiling at HERBERT I shan't feel quite altogether married, Herbert. MINIsTER stands in deep thought, twisting a ring on his finger. MARY. Crosses to' HERBERT. Why? What is he doing? HERBERT. I don't know. He's a funny old johnnie, isn't he? MARY. No, I think he is a dear man! HERBERT. Well, I wish he'd brace up and marry us. I--I--I beg your pardon. MINIsTER. A bsent-mindedly. I beg your pardon. I've got a ring. Will you let me give it to you for a wedding present? It was my sister's wedding ring once. She said for me to use it, but I'll never get married. The townspeople here tease me, you know--they say my little church is my sweetheart, and they call the road that leads to it from our orchard, "Lovers' Lane." MARY. Who is standing between the MINIsTER and HERBERT. Oh, but do you want to part with it? MINIsTER. Yes, I would like it to be your wedding...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236824296
  • 9781236824295