London Charivari Volume 84

London Charivari Volume 84

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...Partner (l.). She stops to speak to Stabchlet and Staselt, and the Partner returns to ball-room. Footman (b.) announces "Colonel Loveton." Enter Colonel Reginald Dunnins Loveton. Mrs. Racksworth Jones (shaking hands with him). How late yon are! Col. Loveton. So sorry. Couldn't get away from the DbessBorocghs' before. The Royalties stayed so late. What a pretty ball you have! Mrs. R. J. Yes. It it pretty. Col. L. Who is the beautiful woman talking to Stabchlet? Mrs. R. J. Lady Abdoubt. Col. L. Wife of "tibbt" Abdoubt. I know him. He used to shoot with us at my uncle's place at Maohaggis. Do introduce me to her. Mrs. R. J. crosses the Stage, and introduces him to Lady Abdoubt. She bows. Col. L. I know Lord Akdouet well. Lady A. Oh, yes 1 I've heard him speak of yon. Col. L. The supper-room is open. May I take you down? Lady Abdotjbt bows, and exit, with Col. L. (b.), followed by Captains Stabchlet and Staselt. Mrs. J. J. (in despair). He does nut lore me. I am resolved I As he will not love me, he shall.light me! Curtain. End of Act I. (Interesting so far, isn't it?) Act II.--October. Conservatory and entrance-hall at Deery Park, Lord Abdouby's Country seat. Through the door at back is seen a barouche. Coachman on box talking to Groom. Footmen with rugs, sunshades, tfc, Enter Lady Abdourt and Mrs. Rackswokth Jones, equipped for driving. Lady A. (to Footman). Kent--fetch Connus. (Exit Servant.) Will you get into the carriage first?--I must wait for Connus. Mrs. R. J. exit through door at back, and gets into carriage. Re-enter Kent, the Footman, with Connus, a pug-dog. Lady A. Kent, put the dog in carriage. Exit Footman through door at back. Col. Loveton, in shooting costume, suddenly appears from behind a palm-tree. Col...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763793
  • 9781236763792