Peer Gynt: A Play in Five Acts in Verse

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W.H. Baker, 1908 - 153 pages
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Page 154 - THE COUNTRY MINISTER A Comedy Drama in Five Acts by Arthur Lewis Tubbs. Eight males, five females. Costumes, modern ; scenery not difficult. Plays a full evening. A very sympathetic piece, of powerful dramatic interest ; strong and varied comedy relieves the serious plot. Ralph Underwood, the minister, is a great part, and Roxy a strong soubrette ; all parts are good and full of opportunity.
Page 155 - Costumes, modern ; scene, a single interior. Plays a full evening. Sent prepaid on receipt of price by Walter & Pafeer & Company No.
Page 143 - But these, my good man, are most unfair proceedings! I'm sure I deserve better treatment than this; — I'm not nearly so bad as perhaps you think, — Indeed I've done more or less good in the world; — At worst you may call me a sort of a bungler, — But certainly not an exceptional sinner.
Page 152 - Canst thou tell where Peer Gynt has been since we parted? SOLVEIG Been? PEER With his destiny's seal on his brow; Been, as in God's thought he first sprang forth! Canst thou tell me? If not, I must get me home, — Go down to the mist-shrouded regions. SOLVEIG [Smiling.] Oh, that riddle is easy. PEER Then tell what thou knowest! Where was I, as myself, as the whole man, the true man? Where was I, with God's sigil upon my brow? SOLVEIG In my faith, in my hope, and in my love.* PEER [Starts back.]...
Page 114 - Self@it is the host of wishes, appetites, desires, @the Gyntish Self, it is the sea of fancies, exigencies, claims, all that, in short, makes my breast heave, and whereby I, as I, exist. But as our Lord requires the clay to constitute him God o' the world, so I, too, stand in need of gold, if I as Emperor would figure.
Page 154 - MOSE A Comedy in Three Acts by CW Miles. Eleven males, ten females. Scenery, two interiors ; costumes, modern. Plays an hour and a half. A lively college farce, full of the true college spirit. Its cast is large, but many of the parts are small and incidental. Introduces a good deal of singing, which will serve to lengthen the performance. Recommended highly for co-educational colleges. Price, jj cents OUR WIVES A Farce in Three Acts by Anthony E.

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