When We Were Twenty-One; Comedy in Four Acts

When We Were Twenty-One; Comedy in Four Acts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...so. Phyll. Oh, you must know. "Suppose so " sounds so cold--perhaps you don't like talking about her to me, do you mind talking about her to me, Dick? Dick. No. Phyix. I wonder do you love her as much as I love the Imp? / Dick. I daresay. I-' Phyll. Isn't it beautiful, being in love, Dick--doesn't it make one feel good and peaceful--and--and sunshiny. Don't you glow all over with pride and happiness every time you see that picture on the wall. Dick. No, I don't, if you really want to know. Phyll. Don't you--how odd. I should love to see a picture of the Imp on the wall--that size. Dick. Would you? Phyll. Yes, and every time I saw a crowd of ladies looking at it I should say to myself--look away ladies, all that belongs to me. Just how you must feel when you Jgea everybody--even the policeman, looking at your future wife's picture. Do you approve of the drapery being so--so far away? Dick. No. Phyll. I'm glad you don't, because I don't either. Dick. Will you kindly be quiet? I'm not in the mood for this sort of talk. Phyix. Dick. Dick. Oh, run away, there's a dear--I've lots of things to think about. Phyll. You've lost your temper. Dick. I daresay I have. Phyll. Well, as you've lost your temper and practically told me to leave the room--I won't try to be nice to you any more. Dick. That's a good thing. Phyix. Is it? And I'll tell tW'truth to you now. I think it's disgusting your being/ln love with a woman like that. Dick. I daresay. Phyix. And if it had been any one I'd been really fond of Dick. (rising) If--if it had been the Imp? Phyix. (proudly) That's impossible, the Imp is engaged to me, but if it had been the Imp, even the Imp--no matter how much I loved him, I'd never have spoken to him again. Dick. Would it break your...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236969138
  • 9781236969132