Mrs. Raford, Humanist; A Suffrage Drama

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byLeando Brown

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... Think of his career. We've a right to expect big things of you? (Affectionately.) I'll help you, Richard. I'll stand by you. You'll make the fight, won't you? Richard. Yes, Paul, I'll try. I'll do my best. (Room darker.) (Footsteps are heard on the stairway and voices in the corridor. Door to rear opens and oil lamp on hall wall reveals two well dressed women.) (Miss Leland enters, followed by Mrs. Raford.) (Miss Leland is an unmarried woman, thirty-five, dignified and distinguished in appearance. An aristocrat without a trace of snobbishness. The result of a thorough education and a sensible and highly perceptive mind.) (mrs. Raford, her sister, and senior, well built, and good looking. The typical society matron, distinguished and highly aristocratic. Reserved after the manner of her station, but, with all, kind and sympathetic. Her perspective and executive faculties somewhat dulled by the forced submission to social routine, yet giving evidence of a remarkable power when once aroused to activity.) Miss Leland. But, my dear sister, the vote is not a privilege you should seek, but a right you should demand. You're a taxpayer, and should have the right to vote. Taxation without Mrs. Raford. (Impatiently.) But, my dear Mabel, I don't wish to vote. The trustees take care of the estate and they vote. (Glances about apprehensively.) How dark it is here! Have we made a mistake? Dr. Fawtell. Just a moment, Mrs. Raford, I'll light the lamp. (Strikes match, lights oil lamp on table.) Miss Leland. Oh, is that you, Dr. Fawtell? Dr. Fawtell. (Moving to medicine table.) Yes, we're sitting in the dark; sorry lamps were not lighted. Very cold out, isn't it? (Lights another oil lamp.) Miss Leland. Yes, very. Mrs. Raford. (Coming forward, sees Richard.) Why, Richard, ar...

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... Think of his career. We've a right to expect big things of you? (Affectionately.) I'll help you, Richard. I'll stand by you. Y...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021723822X

ISBN - 13:9780217238229

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