Burns Mantle Yearbook Volume 2

Burns Mantle Yearbook Volume 2

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...it is--to--to--go all the way. Margaret--Hubert! Gloucester--It is. What in the name of Heaven dp you mean--acting like the commonest, lowest kind of a thing? Does nothing mean anything to you but this brazen, disreputable, loose--Where do you get it? Where does it come from? What have you done with your bringing up? How do you expect me to believe--anything but the--What am I to believe? Margaret--That she's your daughter. That all the other things you've let her do--have done this. That she needs your help now as she never needed it before. Theodora--you are going to marry this boy, aren't you? Scottie--Of course she is. We're engaged. Teddy--Oh no, we're not. Gloucester--What? What do you say? Teddy--I'm not engaged to him. Scottie--Ted! Margaret--But didn't you expect to be? Teddy--Perhaps. Probably. I don't know. I was considering. Gloucester--Oh, you were. There'll be no more of that. You'll announce your engagement at once. Teddy--Why should I? What good will that do? How can that change anything? Gloucester--What? At least it's some faint hope of persuading people that you haven't quite gone to the dogs. That you wouldn't have been quite so wild as to go off with him if you weren't going to marry him. It's a very little thing, I admit. But at least it's the only thing we can do. Scottie--Ted--listen! Come and marry me now quick. We'll go on to another town and telephone back to your father that we've eloped. Teddy--What? Margaret--That's a very good idea, Theodora--really it is. The best possible thing you could do. Gloucester--Yes, it is. Do it! Do it--and get at it now. Teddy--I don't want to.... I'd do a good deal for your sake, dad, but I can't marry somebody I don't want to--for your sake. Gloucester--And why don't you want to marry...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236667506
  • 9781236667502