"The Hunchback"; A Play in Five Acts

"The Hunchback"; A Play in Five Acts

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...IValt. What, all gone! Thy cousin living they reported dead! Clif. Title and land, sir, unto which, add love: All gone, save life--and honour!----which, ere I'll lose, I'll let the other go! WALTER s/zows CLIFFORD /ms made a, mistake, and /zis anger is now as-sumed, not real. Walt. We're public here, And may be interrupted. Let us seek Some spot of privacy. Your letter, sir. Gives it back. Tho' fortune slight you, I'll not slight you! Not Your title or the lack of it I heed. Whether upon the score of love or hate, With you, and you alone, I settle sir. We've gone too far. 'Twere folly now to part Without a reckoning.-Clzf. just as you please. Walt. You've done a. noble lady wrong. C/if. That lady Has done me wrong. Walt. Go to! Thou art a boy, Fit to be trusted with a plaything, not A woman's heart. Thou know'st not what it is! Which I will prove to thee, soon as we find Convenient place. Crossing R., and turnizzg. Come on, sir! you shall get A lesson that shall serve you for the rest O' your life. I'll make you own her, sir, a piece Of Nature's handiwork, as costly, free From bias, flaw, and fair as ever yet Her cunning hand turned out. Come on, Sir----come! Exemzt, R. I E. SCENE 1.--An Apartment in MAsTER HEARTwELL's House. Table and two c/zairs, placed a little out of t/ze centre towards R. MASTER WALTER disco'z'ered, seated L. of table, looking t/zroug/z title deeds and papers. Walter. D falls out everything as I would have it, Exact in place and time. This lord's advances Receives she--as, I augur, in the spleen Of wounded pride she will, --my course is clear. She comes--all's well--the tempest rages still. JULIA enters, L. C., comes down R. C. and paces t/ze room in a state of /zzg/z excitement. Yul. What have my. eyes to do with...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809467
  • 9781236809469