Derby Winner

Derby Winner

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...anything you will. Your happiness shall be my only thought, to bring the light back into your eyes and into your life, my only care. Don't let shadows come between us--"wife," "marriage,"--they are only words. I love you, Muriel, I love you! I'm hungry for you, for the cling of your arms about me, for the touch of your lips on mine! Muriel, give me back love for love I (kneeling by the couch and putting his arm round her as he finishes) (She starts up and away from him, going L.) Mcr. How dare you say such things to me! How dare you! I was grateful to you, but now you make me hate you! Leave me, leave this room at once, and I'll try if I can, to forget what you've said. Major, (crossing to her) No, I don't want you to forget what I've said--I don't mean you to, and I'm not going to leave this room. Mur. Then I will! (going up L. Major, (who has been getting to door R.u.e.) Pardon me, not just yet! (locks door and puts key in his pocket. She makes movement') Now, Muriel, since you won't listen to love, listen to reason. (coming down c. Mur. (r.c.) I will listen to nothing from you. (going down in front of couch Major. (c.) Oh yes, you will, you've no choice. First of all, I am here, and I am going to stay here, (taking off overcoat and throwing it on to couch) Understand that! Now, look here, Muriel, you've gone too far to go back, even if you wished it, even if Desborough would take you, which he wouldn't. You've discovered he was untrue, and to punish him you've left him--left him with me.' Mur. (r.c ) It's false, utterly, wickedly false I Printed, not published. Major, (c ) Is it? You'll find that devilish difficult to prove. Just think it over. To whom did you turn for sympathy and countenance at the ball, to me....show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776720
  • 9781236776723