A Doll's House. Ghosts

A Doll's House. Ghosts

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...that this is the first time we two, you and I, man and wife, have talked together seriously? HELMER. Seriously! What do you call seriously? Norm. During eight whole years, and more----ever since the day we first met--we have never exchanged one serious word about serious things. HELMER. 'Was I always to trouble you with the cares you could not help me to bear? Norm. Q./1'I am not talking of cares. I say that we have never yet set ourselves seriously to get to the bottom of any thing. I-IELMER. Why, my dearest Nora, what have you to do with serious things? Norm. There we have it! You have never understood me.--I have had great injustice done me, Torvald; first by father, and then by you. HELMER. What! By your father and me?--By us, who have loved you more than all the world? Norm. Shaking her head. You have never loved me. You only thought it amusing to be in love with me. HELMER. Why, Nora, what a thing to say! Yes, it is so, Torvald. While I was at home with father, he used to tell me all his opinions, and I held the I same opinions. If I had others I said nothing about ' them, because he Wouldn't have liked it. He used to/ call me his doll-child, and played with me as I played with my dolls. Then I came to live in your house-----' Undis-turbed. I mean I passed from father's hands into yours. You arranged everything according to your taste; and I got the same tastes as you; or I pretended to--I don't know which--both ways, perhaps; sometimes one and sometimes the other. When I look back on it now, I seem to have been living here like a beggar, from hand to mouth. I lived by performing tricks for you, Torvald. But you would have it so. You and father have done me a great wrong. It is your fault that my...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236960122
  • 9781236960122