Modern Monologues

Modern Monologues

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...I do? Shall I call mother? Reginald Mother? No! None can help me save one, and she is so far above me that I dare not aspire to even gaze upon her! Angelina Plucking up courage. Is she fair? Reginald Rapturously. Fair? She is so fair that she dazzles and blinds her slaves! Angelina Does she know you love her? Reginald Can she be ignorant, when love is writ large in every feature? Angelina And yet she does n't love you? Reginald Love me? Impossible! Angelina Then she must be a horrid thing! With air of wisdom. Men were made to love women, and women were made to love men, and if they pretend they don't--why, they 're--they 're--Reginald I 'm sure of it. If I thought there was hope--Angelina Why don't you ask her? Reginald I dare not. Angelina What's her name? I 'll ask her for you. Reginald You? Angel--her name is Angelina Warring! Angelina Overcome. Me? I'm the angel--Oh, Mr. Reginald--Reginald At her feet. Ah--I know I am not worthy to sit at your feet, Angelina--but love makes me bold. Could you intrust your life to me--do you love me? Angelina Half crying. I--I don't know--I--Hides her face. Oh, dear me--I think I do! Reginald Angelina!--I shall build a shrine for you, my Queen, and worship at your feet all the days of my life! Angelina I 'm so glad you love me. Did you ever love any one else? Reginald No--Angel! Takes her in his arms. Angelina I don't see why you did n't think love was pleasant, Reginald. I think it's just--sweet! Reginald ANGEL!!! NOW Scene--Porch of a club-house. Enter Joan Dascott and Billy Norton. Joan That was a good two-step, Billy, and this is a good night. Let's sit here a moment. My dear fellow, you 're puffing--you 're getting too old to dance! Billy Indignantly. Puffing--your grandmother! Joan We 'd better go back....show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549368
  • 9781236549365