Christopher Junior; Comedy in Four Acts

Christopher Junior; Comedy in Four Acts

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... Dora. What? He hasn't asked you to remain t Jed. J. No. Dora. Oh, I see I The interview was not exactly--Jed. J. Cordial? No, not to any great extent. Dora. Don't think me rude. You see, I often take an interest in gentlemen--in a motherly sort of way. Jed. J. Whatl Dora. Oh, yes, I know I am young. (sight) But I've had tremendous experience. Jed. J. (surprised) What I Not in a motherly sort of way T Dora. (rises and crosses L.o.) What I mean is, that we have a bond of sympathy. You see I have discovered that you don't regard women from a sentimental point of view, and as 1 am going into a convent, we both can afford to be perfectly frank. Jed J. (rises, goes to her c.) Can we? Then I should strongly advise you against the convent business--a good deal of sameness in a convent! Dora. That is what Uncle says! Jed. J. Ah! your uncle is evidently a man of sense. (slight pause) Well, I suppose I must be getting along. Dora. If you should happen to change your mind, and remain for the waltz, you may hold me to my promise. Jed. J. May I 1 (aside) By George, I should like to. (going upstairs, aloud) I take great interest in you, Miss Hedway! Dora. Mr. Blank I Jed. J. Oh, I often take an interest in girls--in a fatherly sort of way. (exits upstairs quickly; Dora looks after him over balusters) Enter Jed. S. and Major, R.u.e. Major. Ah, Dora, my girl! (coming down R. of Jed. S.) When you come to Bombay you must come and stay with me. (c.) Jed. S. (chum l.) I go to Bombay very seldom nowadays. My manager out there is a very superior person. You'll find it quite safe to leave all business matters to him. Music Beady. Major. Can he play chess 1 Jed S. I doubt it. Business men, you know, accept recreation as a disagreeable duty 1 Doha. (crosses L. in...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
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  • 9781236955579