A Man's World; A Play in Four Acts

A Man's World; 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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...sit here, Frank, when you serve the tea. Frank--(Squeezing into the chair between the table and piano.) Give me room enough to get in. Clara--Oh, well, you can get in before the people come. Now, Emile, listen. You said you'd help Frank with the tea. When you take the cups away don't move the screen what ever you do. Just hand them around like this. See--Emile--Bien. Clara--And Mrs. Grumper will be behind the screen washing. Wells--What? Clara--Washing cups, you goose! Wells--Oh! Clara--And all you have to do, Emile--Wells--All you have to do is to whisper---"One wash." Frank--(Laughing.) What are you going to have--just tea? Clara--Heavens yes. Don't you think it's enough? Frank--Oh, of course. I only wanted to know. Wells--Nothing else--on the side? Clara--Oh, I wouldn't dare. Cousin Mabel would say there was drinking and carousing going on. Wells--Give Cousin Mabel a drink or two and she might pay for her picture. Frank--Kiddie's quite excited about his picture being displayed. (Lione looks up at Frank quickly and watches her a moment.) He said this morning--"Don't you think I ought to be there and see if they could guess who it is?" Clara--Bless his heart! Wells--Yes, you might make it a guessing party, Clara. Lione--To guess who Kiddie is, you mean? (There is a slight pause as they all look from Lione to Frank.) Wells--I meant to guess which is Kiddie's picture. Frank--We might all guess now--what Lione means. (A pause--Lione rises puts spoons on table--looks at Frank and goes up to window.) Fritz--(Enters with medium sized glass vase.) Here you are. Frank--No, you aren't. That isn't it at all. I meant the tall one. Fritz--Ach du liever! Dis iss all I see. Frank--(Rising.) I'll get it. Fritz--No--I'll go back. I am sorry....show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236618661
  • 9781236618665