Prose Dramas of Henrik Ibsen

Prose Dramas of Henrik Ibsen

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...trouble has come to me and mine since we two met. GRnoEns (in a lower tone). How is your father getting on now? H1ALivum. Dear friend, don't let us speak of that. My poor, unhappy father of course lives at home with me. Why, he has no one else on earth to cling to. But it is such bitter pain for me to speak of this, you see. Tell me, rather, how you have got on up there at the works. GnnoERs. I've been delightfully lonely--with plenty of time to ponder over many things. Come here, let's make ourselves comfortable. He sits down in an arm-chair by the fire, and makes HJALMAR take another one by his side. H-TALMAR (moved). I have to thank you all the same, Gregers, for asking me to your father's table. _For now I-know you've no feeling against me any longer. GRnoERS (astonished). VVhatever makes you think I had any feeling against you? ' HJALMAR. Yet you had during the first years. GRnoERs. What first years? HJALMAR. After the great misfortune. And it was so natural you should have. Why, it was only by a hair's breadth your father escaped being dragged into this--this horrible affair. GnnGEns. And you thought I had a feeling against you because of this? What can have put such a thing into your head? HJALMAR. I know you had, Gregers, for I had it from your father himself. GnnGEns (starting). Father! So! H'm! Was that why you never wrote to me--not a single word? HJALMAR. Yes. Gnnanns. Not even when you decided to go in for photography?, HJALMAR. Your father said it was no use writing to you about anything. GnnGnns (looking straight in front of him). No, no. Perhaps he was right. But tell me, Hjalmar, do you feel satisfied with your position? HJALMAR (with a sigh). Oh, yes; certainly. I really...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236992008
  • 9781236992000