A Friend of the People; A Play in Four Acts

A Friend of the People; A Play in Four Acts

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...(To Hopkins.) How do you do, Governor. Hopkins (bows stiffly). How are you, sir. (To Foster.) Come right in. (He starts for private office.) Dunstan. Oh, by the way, Governor, just a moment, please. Hopkins. Well, sir? Dunstan. They've wired me from the office to see you about the resolutions of the Bar Association. Hopkins. Resolutions? What resolutions? Foster (to Dolan). Looks as though this is going to be one of those newspaper interviews. (Dolan smiles and nods. Foster sits down.) Dunstan. Oh, I thought you heard. Eulogizing Judge Lawrence and deploring the persecution that drove him to suicide. Hopkins. Hm. Well? Dunstan. Do you care to discuss the matter? Foster (rising and walking toward window). I should think he had more important business to talk about. Hopkins. I have no interest in the Bar Association... except as an humble member. Dunstan. But isn't it a matter of personal interest to you inasmuch as it is understood that the Administration was in sympathy with the recall movement? Hopkins. Understood? By whom? Dunstan. I believe the newspapers have said so. Hopkins. I have nothing to say on the subject, further than that the Administration is proud of the enemies it has made. I have dedicated my services to the people of this State for the purification of its politics and the uplift of my fellow man, and I am not to be intimidated by intriguing politicians. Foster (impatiently). Say, Dunstan, what do you want to be bothering the Governor for? He's a busy man. Dunstan. Pardon me, Mr. Foster. I'm attending to my duty. (To Hopkins.) Then you think the Bar Association is controlled by your enemies. Hopkins. I have not said so. Foster. What damned nonsense! Dunstan. Beg your pardon. I thought you implied--Hopkins. Has the Bar...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236678206
  • 9781236678201