Lonely Lives; A Drama

Lonely Lives; A Drama

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...still burning. Scraping of shoes is heard outside the verandah door. KITTY looks up eagerly, and half rises. Enter BRAUN. KITTY. Meets How kind of you to come, Mr. Braun! BRAUN. Good morning. Isn't this fog horrible? KITTY. It seems as if we were to have no daylight at all to-day. Come near the stove and get warm.--Did Mrs. Lehmann give you my message? Basun. She did. KITTY is no longer the same. She has eacchanged her old quiet manner for a nervous liveliness. She is easily excited. Her eyes sometimes flash. There is a slight flush on her pale, emaciated cheeks. KITTY. I'll get you a cigar. BRAUN. No, I can't allow that! Harries after her, and himself gets down the bow of cigars from the top of the bookcase. KITTY. Now do make yourself comfortable. BRAUN. Looks at KITTY. I don't like to smoke here. KITTY. You'll please me by doing it. I'm so fond of the smell. BRAUN. In that case... Lights the cigar. KITTY. You must make yourself at home, just as you used to do.--And now, you Wicked person! what is the meaning of your not having come near us for a whole week? Baum. I thought Jack didn't need me. KITTY. But how could you...? BRAUN. He has Miss Anna, Mahr now. KITTY. How can you say such a thing? Brawn. He said himself that his friends might go to Jericho. A KITTY. You know his hasty way. That really meant nothing. BRAUN. I differ from you there. And I know very well whose influence We have to thank for this change. Miss Mahr may be a clever woman, but there is no doubt that she is a determined and egotistical one, unscrupulous in the pursuit of her aims. She is afraid of me. She knows quite well that she can't impose on me. KITTY. But what object could she have... BRAUN. Who knows what she...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236828801
  • 9781236828804