No Graven Image Volume 1917

No Graven Image Volume 1917

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ..."Surely impossible," he remarked with some acerbity. The actor smiled. "Go and have some dinner," he advised. "You will feel several hundreds of degrees better after that." "I can never feel better while this wretched play is pressing on me like a ton of coals." "Wait till to-morrow," was the answer. "One day sometimes makes a great difference." Philip glanced up quickly but could not read the look on the speaker's face. The words sounded more hopeful though, and coming after hours of disappointment they broke in on his spirits like a bracing breeze on the wings of a mist. He even found a point of cheer on which to remark. "Miss Bowen is wonderful," he said, adding after an almost imperceptible pause, "so are you. While you two are on the stage you make fiction the only thing that is really alive. I wish I could say what I think and give you some idea of how awfully grateful I am, but I can say nothing. The strain of the whole affair is tearing me to pieces to-day. I don't know what to do with myself. I feel--oh on the rack with the handle turned to breaking point." "I know," rejoined his companion. "I have been there too very often, but you will find, like I have, the handle relaxes tension unexpectedly and leaves you quite comfortably able to enjoy life again. But one thing more I wanted to ask you and I must, about your part in this affair. Have you changed your mind?" "No," answered Philip promptly. "You will before to-morrow night." "I don't think so." "You are a remarkable fellow," said Trevor, regarding his companion curiously. "An anonymous play is like a kite without a tail. It may fly but more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236639278
  • 9781236639271