The Country Cousin; A Comedy in Four Acts Volume 2

The Country Cousin; A Comedy in Four Acts 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: ...beyond her! She certainly seems to think that the two brief and very obnoxious conversations I've had with her have established the most cordial relations between us! (Lights cigarette.) (maud sits on rail R.) Mrs. K. What did she talk to you about? George. About business--and Ohio--and Henry the Eighth. Mrs. K. (Languidly) How revolting! (Cyril enters C.e. He shows no further sign of intoxication.) Cyril. (As he enters) Hello, Mumsey! Archie Gore's getting things ready for a very large time out on his boat. / helped him. (Sits on steps R. end.) Mrs. K. (Rather crossly--not very) I fancy you did! Cyril. (Smiling vaguely) Guess I'll take a little nap. (Lays his head on pier R. Closes his eyes.) Mrs. K. (Muttering) Yes, probably you'd better! George. (to himself) Yes, sir! Business--and Ohio and Henry the Eighth! (Nancy returns on terrace from u) Nancy. (Calling cheerfully back to up l.) Thank you! (Coming along terrace.--Picks up sewing bag from chair L. of C.e.) Maud. (With easy mischief) Did you see the view? Cathalie looks at Nancyj Nancy. (Noticing Cyril sleeping--steps around him. Genially) Yes; the hydrangeas. They're lovely. (Points this at Athalie. Coming down steps to c.) And there was such a pleasant old Italian working in the garden. (Looking at sewing bag) I waved my hand to him. (george starts. Pause.) Athalie. (Looks at George--then to Nancy) Did he wave at you? Nancy. (Genially) Yes, indeed. He came and talked to me. He said he'd had a great deal of rheumatism lately (Broken.) George. (Irritated) My Lord! (Gets up and goes R.--As he comes toward her, Athalie gets up and makes room for him on settee. He ignores her and goes to chair extreme r. and sits. She puts feet up on settee, in anger.) Nancy. (Going on, accepting the chair as...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589076
  • 9781236589071