The Drama Volume 11

The Drama Volume 11

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...filial gratitude I accept your kind offer. Believe me, I am incapable of abusing it. Tal.--I am sure you are. Arrange your concerns and return as soon as possible. Fre.--Heaven reward you for the happiness you bestow! Miss B.--With permission--what am I? Tal.--My housekeeper. Miss B.--And when this beggar is admitted into the family, what shall I be? Tal.--My housekeeper. Miss B.--And what will she be? Tal--What she pleases. Miss B.--And you really think of acting thus while I remain here? Tal.--I wish it Miss B.--Then I'll tell you at once that if this girl dares to enter the house I'll walk out of it. Tal.--What do you mean by this language? Have you forgotten that at Soltau's death I took you into my service from mere kindness, when you were in want of a place? Miss B.--Ha! Ha! Ha! From mere kindness!--There was a little policy in it, too. Tal.--Explain yourself. Miss B.--Not at present. Tal.--If you wish to end your days quietly, and to be proTided for the purpose, I am ready Miss B.--No, sir. I know what I do. If you attempt to dimiss me from your house, you will find--what you don't expect To!.--What do you want? Miss B.--At present, nothing but that this girl may remain where she has been. Tal.--That she shall not. Miss B.--You may allow her an annual gratuity. Tal.--No. She shall not remain in service--positively she hall not. Miss B.--(Smiling.) Why are you so suddenly inclined to assist her? Tal.--Because she is unfortunate. Miss B.--That she has long been. Tal.--Never so much as now--now that she has lost her brothers--her only support. Miss B.--This is all nonsense. Play some other game.--It is better to be candid and open. Tal.--I am so. Miss B.--No. If you were candid and open, I might reason with you, but as you will not be...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236921895