The Spirit of Seventy-Six, or the Coming Woman; A Prophetic Drama, Followed by a Change of Base and Doctor Mondschein

The Spirit of Seventy-Six, or the Coming Woman; A Prophetic Drama, Followed by a Change of Base and Doctor Mondschein

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...I declare it before your Honour with the greatest pleasure.--Is that enough? Are we married now? Are you my mother-zWaze/? Judge. No. You may have your "proper wedding," and be six months about it.--Here, Victorine, take him, he's yours. Be firm with him from the first, and perhaps you may be happy. When you want a divorce, petition me, while you are yet in my jurisdiction. But don't delay too long, for at no distant day, the nation will rise, like One Woman, to turn out the man, Chase, and you will see ME Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Retires majestically, followedby'MR. WlGFALL, to the back of the stage. Carberry (to Miss Griffin). Madam, I hope you will forget the past, and believe me, I shall always regard you as a friend. Miss Griffin. Man, don't speak to me. Enter Mrs. Badger. Mrs. Badger. There, Griffin, I told you so! You see he has made up his mind--Carberry. Yes, to marry Miss Wigfall. So you and your tax may go to Jericho! (Aside to Mrs. Badger.) If you tell of me, I 'll tell of you, but (Aloud), believe me, madam, I shall always regard you as a friend. Mrs. Badger. Griffin, we 're both jilted! Shall we go and drown ourselves in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir? Miss Griffin. For a Man? No, Badger, --we are Stateswomen and Patriots. Let us rather renounce mankind and live for ourselves, --marching in the Van of the great Feminine Army of Progress, onward and upward forever! And when our mission is accomplished, and Woman of every colour, size, and shape reigns supreme from Pole to Pole, --then shall the names of Griffin and Badger be transmitted to future generations, as great and glorious examples of the new Spirit Of Seventy-six! Curtain falls.' Judge's Charge. Addressed to the Audience. Mrs. Forewoman, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519515
  • 9781236519511