"Frou Frou": A Comedy of Powerful Human Interest, in Five Acts

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Samuel French, 1870 - 59 pages
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Page 10 - I was in such a hurry to get here that I started from the chateau at a full gallop ; but when I got within a hundred paces of the gate I stopped, turned my horse, and for a whole hour walked him about the neighborhood. I came back to the gate three times, and three times turned away again. The fourth time, however, I did like all cowards when they make up their minds to be brave. I plunged in head foremost, and here I am, a little later than usual, perhaps, but still here I am. Louise. [Who has followed...
Page 20 - Alone — we two way off there — all the year? Sar. Why not? Gil. But that would be to die — of happiness, I know — but to die, nevertheless. [Smiling and coaxingly.] Come, you were not serious? Can you imagine Frou Frou without Paris? Sar. Well, to tell you the truth, I did ! [GILBERTE turns away pettishly.] But I see I must do one of two things: go to Carlsruhe without you or decline the mission. Gil. Well.
Page 14 - I'm become afraid of you. I believe you are — first, capable of sacrificing yourself for me and then of being proud of the sacrifice. Louise \going to GILBERTE and putting her arm about her waist]. Then, this time, little sister, you are wrong. My affection for you is certainly very great, but however great it might be, if I loved I would not [An imperceptible look of pain passes over her face, not seen by GILBERTE.] Gil. [doubtingly...
Page 53 - ... am not a husband who comes to kill the lover of his wife ! I loved you — you have betrayed me because you love another— and I shall try to kill that other — that is all. [Goes toward door. Gil No, no, I alone am guilty.
Page 30 - You see you did well to remain. Your duties begin at once. You will all dine together very nicely. But let me see : before I tro, 1 must install yrra.

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