Plays of the 19th and 20th Centuries Volume 29

Plays of the 19th and 20th Centuries Volume 29

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... gate, and stops. Girls in rear seat. He gets down and helps them out. If not--sound of carriage approaching R. U., and Jeff shouts " Whoa " out R. U. E. He comes through gate, followed by girls. Seth unhitches horse. Brings her through gate to trough and into barn. Or exits, R. U., and stays long enough to do it. Jeff. Mother, this is Alice--Alice Arncliff. Alice. I am delighted to know you. Takes Mrs. T.'s hand Jeff. An' this is Patty Plumm. Patty. How do--Mrs. Uncle Jeff? Bows awkwardly, Mrs. T. receives them with quiet dignity: Jeff. Patty's jist a nickname fer Patrice. Mrs. T. You air both welcome. Come in an' I'll show you yer rooms, an' ye kin lay off yer things an' wash fer supper, if ye like. At door. Alice. Thank you. I should enjoy that. Patty. I'll git some o' de dirt off o' me fins an' me phiz, an' den lick right inter me job. Mrs. T. looks at her in astonishment. Alice looks embarrassed. Jeff turns aside and laughs to kimself. They exit into house. Jeff." Explodes with laughter. The look on Ma's face at that gal's talk. Laughs. Oh, well--she'll soon git used tew it. An' she'll find eout that the gal is true blue, if she does talk queer. Somehow, every time Patty speaks thet way I think o' " off de shelf an' one." Laughs. Mighty good stuff when a feller's got ticklish business on hand. Patty enters from house. Patty. On deck! Give de orders, mate. Jeff. Didn't take you long tew wash. Patty. Not when dere's work ter be did. find an apron till de keister's in de room. Jeff. Cartainly. So yer goin' right tew work, eh? Patty. Sure. Dat's what I'm here fer. Jeff. Jist wait till Ma comes; she'll git ye an apron. Patty. Say, Uncle Jeff, dis is de hunkiest place what I ever saw. Jeff. I'm glad ye like it. more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802438
  • 9781236802439