Mont Blanc; A Comedy, in Three Acts

Mont Blanc; A Comedy, in Three 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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...bag to her) Have a prune? Miss J. (taking one, and laughing). In love, my Lord P what a curious question! Suppose I answer it by another. (pauses) Were you P Lord S. Oh, ye-es, scores of times. Spooning"s very good fun--and all that sort of thing. But it wants variety. After all, you know, it's only the same feeling over and oyer again, (offering her the bag) You'd better have another. (crosses behind to window of cabin E.) Miss J. (shaking her head). Then I suppose your Lordship is suffering from a surfeit of the sweet-stuff, (sits on boulder, R.) Lord S. (going to the side of the cabin, and beginning to cut his name on the shutter with his penknife). Ob, no! I'm uncommonly fond of Cupid's confectionery; though, perhaps, the artful little pastry-cook is apt to lay the sugar on rather too thick about the bride-cake. Miss J. (with covert sarcasm). Indeed. Love to you, then--as to most venerable philosophers--is a mere hollow vanity? Lord S. (carving anddropping chips from his hand). Te-es. A pretty, 'rainbow-tinted bubble, whose very existence is due to--so much "soft Miss J. Then, I suppose, Lord Silverspoon has closed his heart against the tender passion? Lord S. Oh, no! Haven't put the shutters up yet (pauses, and continues carving). The business carried on as usual during the alterations. Miss J. You don't say so? May-be, a new tenant has taken possession of the desirable premises. Lord S. Ye-es; and on a long lease too. Mies J. It might appear rude if I were to ask the name; but you know a woman's inquisitiveness. Lord S. Ye-es. That's the old suriosity shop. So you want to know the name? Try and guess. Miss J. I never could solve a riddle in my life. Lord S. I've linked the name here with my own. Miss J. (going towards him on his...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236629469
  • 9781236629463