The Waters Of Bitterness; A Play In Three Acts And The Clodhopper An Incredible Comedy, By S.m. Fox

Paperback | February 4, 2012

bySamuel Middleton Fox

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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: ... ACT III Scene: The same, a month later. The fire is lighted and in the rack above are pans of Cornish cream. A big poster with " Meeting, Votes For Women," printed in large letters is over the dresser. (connie enters breathless from outside and, running across to the kitchen door, calls.) Connie. Mary Ellen! Mary Ellen! Mary Ellen. (Entering.) Ess, my dear, what is ut, then? Connie. Is it true? Mary Ellen. What? Connie. The men have struck? Mary Ellen. (Unperturbed.) Ess, ut's true, I b'lieve. Connie. What are we to do next? Mary Ellen. Don't 'ee ask me. I've got my work to do and ths 'taters to peel for the dinner. But if you will have ut out, I say the missus must take a mate. Connie. (Nose in air.) Insufferable! (dolly comes down stairs humming a tune.) Have you heard?--the men have struck! Dolly. (Laughing.) Jolly natural, I'm sure. I always struck when Gwen tried to boss me. Connie. What are we to do now? Dolly. That's the point--what are we to do now? (Lights a cigarette.) First a cigarette! We must keep our hair on whatever happens. (Sits on the edge of the table and swings his legs.) Where's our stern employer? (To Mary Ellen.) Where's Lady Gwendolen? Mary Ellen. She were up a ladder book-1'arning one of the men how to thatch a hayrick. (Goes out scornfully.) Dolly. Dear Gwen, so like her! She'll be teaching her grandmother to suck eggs next. Connie. It's shameful! I suppose it's simply because Gwen's too conscientious. Dolly. (Picking up newspaper.) She's a bit of an amateur--Gwen is. Too doctrinaire! Connie. She's too thorough--too strict! Her farming's too scientific to be understood here. Dolly. Farming's all rule of thumb--a male thumb, mind you! (Enter Rupert from outside. He is beautifully groomed and in Yeomanry Captain's uniform.) Have yo...

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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: ... ACT III Scene: The same, a month later. The fire is lighted and in the rack above are pans of Cornish cream. A big poster with...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217556590

ISBN - 13:9780217556590

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