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The Benefit of the Doubt; A Comedy in Three Acts (Paperback) Loot Price: R302
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The Benefit of the Doubt; A Comedy in Three Acts (Paperback): Arthur Wing Pinero

The Benefit of the Doubt; A Comedy in Three Acts (Paperback)

Arthur Wing Pinero

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Mrs. Cloys. In Heaven's name, what ! J Ustina. That was nothing. Alec Eraser was in Scotland as usual Mrs. Cloys. As usual! Mrs. Emptage. No, no?as he is often obliged to be. Justina. Alec was in Scotland, and Theo had been to the opera with pals Mrs. Cloys. With ! Justina. Friends, to hear Tannh'auser. She had sent her servants to bed, and let herself in with her latchkey. As she was closing the front door she caught sight of Jack Allingham on the other side of the way. Mrs. Emptage. He had had one of his terrible scenes with hiswife; they lived round the corner, in Pont Street Sir Fletcher Portwood. And a most charming house theirs was. I always say, with regard to Pont Street Mrs. Cloys. [Sternly.] Fletcher! Mrs. Emptaoe. Jack was in a dreadful state of distress; pacing the streets like a maniac, in fact Justina. He's a very old friend of all of us Mrs. Emptage. More like a brother than a Justina. And Theo begged him to come in Mrs. Emptagjs. To calm himself. Simply an impulsive, warmhearted act on her part. Justin A. And it wouldn't have mattered in the least if that devil of a wife hadn't suspected Mrs. Emptace. And planted her maid outside Theo's house?set of spies! Sir Fletcher Portwood. Till three in the morning Mrs. Emptage. When Theo turned Jack out. Sir Fletcher Portwood. Not four in the morning, as Mrs. Allingham's blundering counsel tried to establish. Ha, ha ! Sir John Clarkson bowled him over there! Three, sir? not four! Mrs. Cloys. [To Sir Fletcher.] Be quiet! be silent! Sir Fletcher Portwood. Upon my word, Harriet ! Mrs. Cloys. [To Justina, who rises.] Go away ! You can sit by and assist at the telling of a story of this nature, single woman that y...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Arthur Wing Pinero
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-37907-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-37907-9
Barcode: 9780217379076

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