Arthur Sonten; A Comedy In Three Acts

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byRobin Ernest Dunbar

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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.1913 Excerpt: ... ARTHUR SONTEN ACT III. The library of Arthur Sonten at his country home, Black Oaks. French windows open onto porch in rear, and door (left) upon hall, (right) upon music room. A library table in middle of room, a fireplace down right, book cases on the left. Chairs, rugs, pictures--in profusion. Eltine (setting things to rights). Hurry Mildred! They will be here before we have straightened up! Pick up those papers and put them under the table! Mildred. There won't be anyone here except Ruble. He always comes,--besides, I haven't practiced my lesson yet. (She picks up papers and goes into music room and does her lesson loudly.) Eltine (holding her ears). Stop! Stop that noise! You shouldn't pound the piano that way. Hasn't your teacher told you to be careful of your expression? (After a few resentful notes, the playing becomes more musical.) Arthur (comes in with wood and coal and starts fire in fireplace). It isn't so cold, but the fire will make it more cheerful. Eltine. Of course! But be careful you don't make a muss. I've just finished sweeping. Arthur (lights fire and rises). You shouldn't bother so much how things look. You are a slave to appearances. It's the inner cleanliness that counts. Eltine. That's what your Socialist friends said and let the dirt pile up in heaps. Health of body and mind follow cleanliness, not filth. Water is cheap and so is air. Even those chronic grumblers can't complain of the monopolization of those necessaries. Arthur. I've heard you say that before. You like to rub it in a little, because I choseto take the course I did, and go through an experience that others avoided. The right way to judge people is to mix with them, to share their hopes and fears, their hates and their loves. The reason I think I can write something...

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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.1913 Excerpt: ... ARTHUR SONTEN ACT III. The library of Arthur Sonten at his country home, Black Oaks. French windows open onto porch in rear, and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217440592

ISBN - 13:9780217440592

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