The Haunted Inn; A Drama in Four Acts

The Haunted Inn; A Drama 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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...stir in the crowd, as if each guest were anxious to make room for the newcomers. First Merchant. We don't drive around empty-handed. We've found some wine and a bite to go with it, in our wagons. They put the wine upon the table. The crowd looks eagerly on. Bendet. My house, thank God, lacks nothing, either. First Merchant. We'll have a sip of every drink. Second Merchant. Every wine is good. And the best wine is the wine you drink at the wedding of a happy couple. The guests laugh contentedly. Eisik. That's what you call visitors! Khyenne. If I only knew that we were to be honored with such guests. Bendet. We'll introduce everybody. You see this is the groom and that is the bride--my daughter. There's nobody to be ashamed of here. First Merchant. We have an excellent set of table companions. Bendet. To the merchants. My dear friends, be so kind as to wash up. The merchants do so and take their places. Khyenne. Together with two other women she fetches food from the next room for all the guests. The crowd drinks freely. First Merchant. To his boy. Bring my riddle in. It's on the wagon. Second Merchant. Fetch my flute, too, while you're about it. Third Merchant. Get my fiddle, too. Fourth Merchant. And you may as well carry along my clarinet. A stir of pleasant anticipation in the crowd. Khyenne. To the wedded couple. In what a happy hour we led you beneath the wedding canopy! The boy goes out. A Merchant. Offering Bendet a bottle of wine. Pour some into the wine that the bridal couple is drinking, friend. Bendet. Looking the bottle over. That's what you call the real stuff. Does as he has been asked to do. First Merchant. And now we'll drink a health to the parents of the couple. I believe your name is Bendet? Bendet. Bendet will drink a health...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677234
  • 9781236677235