Sixteen 2-Character Plays; Also Encores

Sixteen 2-Character Plays; Also Encores

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...He has nothing on but his collar, Bess. Oh! I can't imagine it! La S. In vain he begs to the passers-by for a bone. Bess. Hard-hearted brutes! Do they refuse him? La S. He sees the remains of a bologna in the gutter. Bess. Don't say he eats it. I could never forgive that. La S. No--he is rolling upon the--Bess. The ground! I see. His strength has given way. He is dying! Deserted! starved! friendless! alone! La S. No. I see the figure of a policeman bending over him. Bess. Then he is rescued? Tell me he is rescued. La S. The picture fades and reforms itself. I see the ulterior of a cell. He is chained to the wall.. - Bess. What? Arrested for being lost? And this is law--justice! Yet we live in an enlightened age! La S. Next I see him in a van. Bess. Black Maria! His proud head bowed in shame! La S. Which conveys him to a building surrounded by a high railing. Ah, I recognize the place. I see no more. He must be in that building now. Bess. What building? Where? How? La S. Stop. A scene from the future discloses itself. His troubles are at an end. You have come to his rescue. The barred gate is thrown open and he rushes forth joyfully wagging his tail. Bess. Wagging his what? / La S. rising. Yes--found--safe and sound--at the Home Bess. What on earth are you talking about? La S. Why, you? poor lost poodle dog, Zou-Zou. Bess. I don't understand. I never had a poodle dog. La S. Eh? Asile. Can I have made a mistake? To Bess. You are surely 'he lady who made an appointment for eleven this morning? Bess. I made no appointment. La S. Then what.n the world have you come about? Bess. You told me vou knew what I came about. ImposterJ La S. aside. Th& is sfwkwi. Aloud. The fact is I mistook you for atotilvir person. If you insist on calling on me...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236627938
  • 9781236627933