Nathan Hale; A Play In Four Acts

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byClyde Fitch

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... Act the Second SEPTEMBER, 1776. At Colonel Knowlton's house on Harlem Heights. A large general room with white walls and columns. The furniture of the room is heavy mahogany upholstered in crimson brocade, this latter material also hanging in curtains at the windows. Life-sized portraits by Copley and Stuart, of Colonel and Mrs. Knowlton at the time of their marriage, hang on each side of the room. A broad window at back shows the brick wall of the garden, and through a tall, ornamental, iron gate is caught a glimpse of the river. Mrs. Knowlton is nervously looking out of the window. She comes from the window, pulls the bell-rope, and returns agitatedly to window. A happy old colored servant in a light blue and silver livery enters in answer. Servant. YAAS, m'm? Mrs. Knowlton. Oh, Jasper, how long since Miss Angelica went out? Servant. I dunno, m'm. Mrs. Knowlton. It isn't safe for her to go out alone, Jasper. Servant. No, m'm. Mrs. Knowlton. Looking again out of window. And I've expressly forbidden her. Servant. Yaas, m'm. Mrs. Knowlton. Turning and coming back excitedly on her toes. And you don't know? Servant. Dunno nothing, m'm. Mrs. Knowlton. And the other servants? Servant. None of the servants in this hyah house, m'm, dunno nothing whatsomever what ole Jasper dunno. Colonel Knowlton enters hurriedly. He is a tall, striking-looking man, aquiline features, and iron-gray hair. He is strong in character, brave in spirit, and affectionate in heart. He is dressed in the blue and buff uniform of a Revolutionary Colonel. Colonel Knowlton. Speaks as he enters. Ah, Martha, that's good I Ve found you! Servant. Eagerly. Beg pardon, sah, but am thar any news, Colonel? Colonel Knowlton. Yes, Jasper. You servants must turn all our rooms into bedchambers by to-nig...

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... Act the Second SEPTEMBER, 1776. At Colonel Knowlton's house on Harlem Heights. A large general room with white walls and colum...

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

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ISBN - 10:0217516602

ISBN - 13:9780217516600

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