Captain of the Host: The Supreme Test; Two Plays

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Gorham Press, 1916 - American drama - 293 pages
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Page 201 - Wer nicht liebt Wein, Weib, und Gesang Der bleibt ein Narr sein Leben lang;" and when he advised a young scholar perplexed with fore-ordination and free-will, to get well drunk.
Page 52 - And, seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven, Unless you be possess'd with devilish spirits, You cannot but forbear to murder me.
Page 117 - Mr. Oakley; I have; and nobody who knows me will suspect that if I thought your honour at all concerned in the prosecution of this affair, I would put any impediment in the way of it; rather would I do all in my power to bring it as speedily as possible to its inevitable conclusion : but I cannot think it necessary that you should bind yourself down to maintain a few hasty words spoken in a moment of irritation, and probably without very accurately weighing their import.
Page 170 - And this one is called Blue because it's blue. AMANDA: All my children have such imagination, why was I so blessed? Oh, Lawrence honey, how are you going to get on in the world if you just stay home all day, year after year, playing with your collection of glass cocktail stirrers? LAWRENCE: I don't like the world, mama. I like it here in this room. AMANDA: I know you do, Lawrence honey, that's part of your charm. Some days. But, honey, what about making a living? LAWRENCE: I can't...
Page 229 - I am deeply appreciative of the honor you have done me in electing me President of the Association.
Page 235 - Though my father was a mere boy when the Civil War broke out he enlisted at once in the...
Page 39 - I have stated to you frankly the conditions of the case and how impossible it is for me, situated as I am, to do anything for her.
Page 294 - Will you not sit down, dear heart, and do me the justice to listen to what I have to say to you?

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