Charade Dramas for the Drawing-Room

Charade Dramas for the Drawing-Room

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...to meet me at Glasgow townend last Monday was a week, and he would wed me. And I went like a fule that I was, and saw none on him, not I, and some folks we kenned tuik me in, and there I fell bad wi' crying and fretting, till our folks heared on him seeking for a place at Glenallin, and after him I cam, and Jacob.--Amazing! The woman labours under a strong mental delusion. Believe her not. " Mine honour is my life; both grow in one; Take honour from me, and my life is done." Enter M'lomond. M'Lomond (taking Jessy's hand).--How fares my bonnie Jessy? What! in tears, my winsome lassie? What means this? Jessy.--Oh, do not ask me, M'Lomond! I am ashamed to look on you. M'Lomond.--I am in a mist. Speak, Glenallin, my good friend. You seem to be holding a court of justice in your banqueting hall. Who is this weeping woman and the gentleman. Why, Hodges! what in the world has brought you ia this gay attire to Glenallin. Jacob.--"A truant disposition, good, my lord." M-Lomond.--Oh, I see, then the lass you left behind you has followed to claim her property: a common case. But yet I cannot understand how Lord Glasgow's groom happens to be seated at Glenallin's board. Jessy.--I will tell you all afterwards, M'Lomond; my romantic folly has produced this vexatious scene. Entreat Glenallin to pardon his English-school girl, who promises in future to act like Glenallin's daughter. Jacob.--Oh woman! woman! " Now could I drink hot blood." But, no, I will not. Would you please, Glenallin, to return me my character, " out of holy pity?" I must needs resume the duties of my profession. See, girl, what a pretty kettle of fish, thou, hast made, but I forgive thee, and--" Mark but my fall, and that which ruined me! Martha, I charge thee, fling away ambition." Let us...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656490
  • 9781236656490