Roses

Roses

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Excerpt: ...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. Margot (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.) Curtain . III 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 Frau Mulbridge . Well, now we have seen our poor, dear captain for the last time. Mulbridge . Yes. He was a good fellow, our captain and--awfully fond of horses. Frau Mulbridge . Why, Daisy, what's the matter, dear? You've been standing here all alone, and yet, until now, you wouldn't stir from the coffin. Daisy . I saw him quite well from here, mother, dear. Mulbridge (caressing her). My girlie--my little girl. Yes--we all loved him. Frau Mulbridge . (To Tempski, who is sobbing.) There, there, Tempski, hush now. (A bell rings, right.) There's the bell; go and open the door. ( Tempski goes out at the right.) Mulbridge (to the Groom ). And we'll be off to the stables! Frau Mulbridge . Sh! The Lieutenant! Mulbridge (to the Groom). Go on! (Pushes the Groom out, left.) ( Lieutenant von Wolters enters. He is an attractive young officer, very smart in appearance, wearing the uniform of an Uhlan. Kellermann, a self-possessed, sharp-eyed man, follows him. While they are entering, Tempski comes in at the right, quietly places a wreath on one of the piles near the columns, and goes out again.) v. Wolters . Well, Herr-- (He puts his hand to his eyes, overcome for the moment, then stiffly, trying to conceal his emotion.) Herr--Kellermann was the name, wasn't it? Kellermann . At your service, Lieutenant. v. Wolters . You...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236705572
  • 9781236705570