Exhibition And Parlor Dramas; Containing The Following Plays Odds With The Enemy Initiating A…

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byThomas Stewart Denison

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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. 1879 Excerpt: ...yourself again, as you did last evening, I shall call you Monsieur Bon Mot. May I not? Jack. Call me anything you choose, so it isn't bad. Puss. But vou are dull, Jack. What is the matter? Haven't you got over our little passage at arms this morning? I thought that was all made up. Jack. It was, I assure you. Puss. What is the matter, then? I never knew you to act so. Have you a skeleton in the closet? Jack. There is nothing the matter. I don't usually keep skeletons in my closet. (Aside.) I hope to the Lord this one will not tarry long. (Aloud.) But let's go to the garden. Puss. And I will make you a bouquet just like the one you wore the first time we met. That will put you in good spirits, won't it, dear Jack. Jack. Yes, darling, that will set me all right again. (Aside.) If that girl don't smother in the closet. (Exeunt R.) Addie appears from closet. Addie. That hateful closet! A pretty fool I've made of myself to help Jack play a joke on Puss. Jack thinks that's the reason, but Puss is so jealous that it isn't sale to have her think that we're acquainted. Well, Jack is a thoughtless young butterfly, among the fair sex. Ha! the sly rogue to entrap Puss into a correspondence in order to balance his own delinquencies! My part in this little game was easy enough, viz.: to furnish one male correspondent, with all modern improvements, such as small talk; soft nothings of speech, very soft; sentiment of the mildest and most approved pattern; a taste for the opera, and a wonderful power of criticism therein; orthodox in all things, with opinions in none; penmanship faultless; spelling architecturally correct, though some latitude is allowed on that point; above all, a handsome face (cabinet size $8 per dozen); good clothes and plenty of pocket money. Ha! ha! i...

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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. 1879 Excerpt: ...yourself again, as you did last evening, I shall call you Monsieur Bon Mot. May I not? Jack. Call me anything you choose, so it ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217715826

ISBN - 13:9780217715829

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