The Dramatic Works of Baron Kotzebue Volume 1

The Dramatic Works of Baron Kotzebue Volume 1

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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. 1800 edition. Excerpt: ...it shut this moment. Tot. Why, yes; while I was just looking out at the window, a sudden draft came in per chimney, and closed the account--closed the door, I mean. Add. And lock'd it too? Tot. Lock'd it! Oh, perhaps it shuts with a spring, aside) like some other cursed locks. Add. It does not turn without a key.' Tot. No? not turn!--then it must have been an Eddy wind, --a sort of tornado--we suffer much by them in our trade. Add. And.pray, Sir, what might occasion me the honour of this visit? Tot. O Lord, Sir, your chamber commands such a fine view of the forest! I was just taking a peep, looking over your leaves--the leaves of your trees, I mean. Charming green fields, Sir! smooth as the desks in our counting-house. What beautiful geese, Sir, on the common yonder! good quills, I warrant; eighteen stivers per dozen. You would find them excellent for book-keeping. Adelbert and Hans William express contempt of Totum. H. Wil. Come, you forget that you are wounded. Add. A mere scratch on the wrist. Tot. Scratches are sometimes serious things. Add: A little balsam will cure it; to-morrow there will scarcely remain a scar--goes into the inner-room.) Tot. (aside) Now is my time for getting out without loss, to H. Wil.) lam glad to find our friend so little damaged, Sir. I wish you a good afternoon, Sir. H.Wil. Stay, Sir; I could not pardon myself, if I did not declare to every one the noble assistance I have received from that gentleman. A Tot. Another time I shall be happy to attend--I wish you a good afternoon, Sir. H. Wil. I'll tell it you in a few words. Tot. with great impatience) As few as you please.--I have three bills to forward to Amsterdam, seven letters of advice, thirteen dunners, all for night's post; to be ready at nine, P.M. H. Wil. As...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566408
  • 9781236566409