Roses, Four One-Act Plays; Streaks of Light--The Last Visit--Margot--The Far-Away Princess

Roses, Four One-Act Plays; Streaks of Light--The Last Visit--Margot--The Far-Away Princess

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...in the gutter. Will you do the same? Answer me! (margot stands motionless, the tears running down her cheeks.) Answer, I say. Margot (slowly and heavily). Ah, one thinks and says so much when there's no longer a particle of hope in one's life. Ebeling. I understand. (He throws the picture on the ground; frame and glass are dashed to pieces.) Let us go to your parents. We'll arrange with them what's best to be done. (As she doesn't move.) Well? (margot shakes her head.) You don't want to? Margot. Not that way! As I am now, humiliated--mortified--disgraced--no, not that way! I am so tired of playing Magdalen! No! When I come, I'll come with a free step. I'll be able to look every man in the face! But I must find out first what I am still worth, and (looking him full in the face) it must be a great, great deal--to be worthy of you. Ebeling (moved). Give me your hands, dear. Mahgot (doing so). When we see each other again, they'll be red and ugly. (ebeling kisses her hands and presses them to his face.) Good-bye. (She turns to go.) CUBTAIN. Ill THE LAST VISIT A PLAY IN ONE ACT CHARACTERS The Unknown Lady. Lieutenant Von Wolters. Mulbridge, a horse-trainer. His Wife. Daisy, their daughter. Kellermann. Tempski, an orderly. A Groom. The Present Day. The scene is laid in a large German garrison. THE LAST VISIT A richly furnished room which bears the stamp of the military tastes of its owner. In the background, a curtained doorway flanked by two columns wound with crape and garlands of fir. In front of the columns, several piles of wreaths. Doors on the right and left. In the foreground, on the right, a window. Near the window, a writing-table. On the left, a sofa, table, and chairs. Mirrors on the walls. A clock. When the curtain of the centre door is...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
  • 1236677056
  • 9781236677051