Sweet Lavender; A Domestic Drama in Three Acts

Sweet Lavender; A Domestic Drama in Three Acts

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...me for setting, sir; oh! Mr. Phenyl. Dick. I wish you wouldn't look as if you expected me to Bhave you, Bulger. You're not ill. I hope? BULGER. You and me has known Mrs. Rolt the same len'th o' time, Mr. Phenyl. Dick. What of her? Bulger. There's no need for secrecy no longer, sir. I 'ave regarded Mrs. Rolt very deeply for years, sir. Dick. Bulger! Bulger. Bidickleous it seems, most likely--I don't deny it. Dick. Of course its ridiculous. Bulger. Angrily. I tell you I don't deny it, sir! But it's 'ard to keep our place in this world when the place is a mean small one, and I 'ave so far forgot myself concerning Ruth Rolt as to drop into poetry. He produces a folded paper from his hat. Dick shrinks away. Dick. No! Bulger. Don't fear, sir. But this ev'ning while 'anging about the railin's downstairs--more like a thief than an old-established hairdresser--'oping for a chance to slip this into Mrs. B.'s 'and, I--I saw what's brought me up to you, Mr. Phenyl. Dick. What have you seen, Bulger? Bulger. Peerin' over the top of the blind I see her little hornaments vanished from the mantelpiece, sir, and her few pictures took down--and--and Dick. Bulger! what does it mean? Bulger. It honly means one thing to my mind. Euth Bolt's a-goin', Mr. Phenyl. Dick. Going! Going away? Bulger. Pacing distractedly up and down the room. Goin', after all these years. Dick. "Wait! DiCK runs excitedly up to the outer door, opens it and goes out. He returns directly, drawing the curtain over the passage opening.) Bulger! Pointing to the door of his bedroom. Get out of the way! Wait in that room. bulger goes into Dick's bedroom. The curtain is then pushed aside, and Ruth, in outgoing attire, looks in. Ruth. Mr. Phenyl I Dick. With assumed lightness. Ah, Ruth t Ruth....show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496140
  • 9781236496140