Fairbrother's Acting Drama Volume 1-12

Fairbrother's Acting Drama Volume 1-12

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... Sir Hardy--a8ide good heavens, has he discovered?--SirH. Yes! madam--last night!--Lady Ryder took advantage of my absence, and went to the masquerade. J!/rs L. Indeed! and what then, Sir Hardy? was it not attended by all the first people in London? Sir H. What then, madam!--what then? I'll tell you what then!--Lady Rider was seen alone with Captain Vernon, at my garden gate, at two o'clock in the morning, rnadam--and was heard to make an assignation with him for to day--fiends and furies! what then, indeed! Mrs. L. quickly It's not true, Sir Hardy! Sir H Not true!--, Mrs. L. aside There is no other way. Sir H. Not true?--when I have proof positive. Mrs. L. What proof?--were you there?--did you see her? Sir H. N 0, but a friend of mine saw her. Mrs L. He did not see Lady Ryder! Sir H. Not Lady Ryder--who else could it be, madam?.Mrs.L-That's another quest1on--did your friend see her face? Sir H. No!--but he heard the appointment made--here in this house--before my expected return. Mrs. L. And she called herself Lady Ryder--or was addressed as such? Sir H. There were no names mentioned but mine--" Sir Hardy would be at home by one!--she couldn't see him after Sir Hardy's return." Jllrs. L. And what does that prove? Sir H. Prove!--zounds! quite enough I should think. Mrs. L. The lady was dressed as a shepherdess-was she not?--and the gentleman as a conjuror! Sirfl. You did know then? Mrs. L. I know that a lady and gentlemen so attired separated at your gate, last night--and that the lady con sented to see the gentleman here this morning--but I repeat it was not Lady Ryder. Si1-H. Who else could make an appointment at my house? Mrs. L. Any one who had the p1ivilege of visiting at it. Sir H. Do...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980441
  • 9781236980441