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Frou Frou: A Comedy of Powerful Human Interest, in Five Acts
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_Gil adore afraid answer AUGUSTIN DALY B'ness Oh B'ness Yes Baron Oh Baroness better Bohemia Brig Carlsruhe chair Charmarettes child comes consent dear boy dear Gilberte debardeur door dress Enter BRIGARD Enter PAULINE Enter WALREAs everything exits father Frou Frou Georgie Gilbertel give goes gondoli gone Good-by happy heart husband I’ve Jouise kisses lady Laughing leave Paris look Louise Crossing Louise Yes Mademoiselle Louise marriage marry Master Georgie Monsieur morning never šil Palais Royale papa Paris Pau Oh Pau Yes Pause Pitou poor private theatricals quickly refuse rehearsal Sar Taking Sar Yes Sartorys serious shrug sister Sits on sofa Smiling speak stage stops Taking her hand talk tell Theater things thought to-day told Turning Val Ah Val Yes Vaudeville Venice Villaroel VINCENT wife wish ZANETTo
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.