Christmas Candles; Plays for Boys and Girls

Christmas Candles; Plays for Boys and Girls

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... pease in the chapel all afternoon. And hasn't it been so every other day in the year since? Anselm soothingly. Yes, Brother Sebastian, I fear it has. Cheerfully. But, then, you know, this has come hardest on you--hasn't it, my Brethren? For, you see, the Prince exhausted our list of penances so soon and you have had to remain in solitary confinement in your cell in order that you might invent new penances for him. Hasn't it been too hard for poor Brother Sebastian, Brethren? Gregory. Yes, yes, poor fellow, he looks quite thin and worn. Felix. And to think how we were deceived in that boy! How his people praised him! Sebastian gloomily. I fear his Royal relatives are sadly deceived in him. Gregory. But let us think of pleasanter subjects, for I have hopes that the softening influences of the Christmas season will do great things for our misguided young friend. Let us give our minds to the contemplation of the Doll bed. How lovely the little creatures are! Felix. And how they will delight the hearts of the little girls. Anselm. Why, why, why, what is this? Here is a vacant place! Gregory. Oh, yes, Brother, that doll didn't come up. I noticed the place long ago. Felix. And so did I, but I neglected to speak of it. Gregory to Anselm, who continues to shake his head over the missing doll. Come, come, Brother, let us be glad that such cases are rare. Now, my Brethren, we will go on with our inspection. They move towards exit, then, looking back, discover Sebastian still in gloomy revery. Felix goes back, puts an arm across his shoulder, and guides him gently after the others. Gregory. Poor fellow! Poor fellow! Exeunt slowly (R.). Enter (L.) Rosalia. Rosalia looking about with delight. Oh, the lovely dollies. Examines them. And there comes Peter! Enter...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565754
  • 9781236565754