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Seven Short Plays (Paperback) Loot Price: R271
Discovery Miles 2 710
Seven Short Plays (Paperback): Gregory, Lady Gregory

Seven Short Plays (Paperback)

Gregory, Lady Gregory; Created by General Books

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... Tommy Nally: Ah, don't be saying that, ma'am; sure you couldn't be happy within those walls if you had the whole world. Clean outside, but very hard within. No rank but all mixed together, the good, the middling and the bad, the well reared and the rough. Mrs. Broderick: Sure I'm not asking to go in it. You could never be as stiff in any place as in any sort of little cabin of your own. Tommy Nally: The tea boiled in a boiler, you should close your eyes drinking it, and ne'er a bit of sugar hardly in it at all. And our curses on them that boil the eggs too hard What use is an egg that is hard to any person on earth? And as to the dinner, what way would a tasty person eat it not having a knife or a fork? Mrs. Broderick: That I may live to be in no one's way, but to have some little corner of my own Tommy Nally: And to come to your end in it, ma'am If you were the Lady Mayor herself you'd be brought out to the deadhouse if it was ten o'clock at night, and not a wash unless it was just a Scotch lick, and nobody to wake you at all Mrs. Broderick: I will not go in it I would sooner make any shift and die by the side of the wall. Sure heaven is the best place, heaven and this world we're in now Sibby: Don't be giving up now, ma'am. Here is Mr. Nestor coming, and if any one will give you an advice he is the one will do it. Why wouldn't he, he being, as he is, an educated man, and such a great one to be reading books. Mrs. Broderick: So he is too, and keeps it in his mind after. It's a wonder to me a man that does be reading to keep any memory at all. Nally: It's easy for him to carry things light, and his pension paid regular at springtime and harvest. (Nestor comes in reading "Tit-Bits") Nestor: There was a servant girl in Austria cut off her...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Gregory • Lady Gregory
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-36628-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-36628-5
Barcode: 9781151366283

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