Saratoga: Or, 'Pistols for Seven'. A Comic Drama in Five Acts

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S. French, 1898 - 68 pages
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Page 20 - . General Commotion; the ARTIST strikes an attidudc R. SACEETT scrambles to his feet with his head through the canvas, and the frame resting on his shoulders. CURTAIN. What possible sense of life can a reader derive from that? His last play, Kate, Howard went to the extreme of having printed in the form of a novel. But a play is not a novel...
Page 68 - ... than all the world beside— my wife. (To audience) Ladies and gentlemen — when I was a very little boy EFFIE. There — never mind when you were a very little boy SACK.
Page 43 - Beg pardon, sah, but we culled gemmen at Saratoga have made a new rule, sah— we always take it in advance now, sah.
Page 62 - My dear Olivia ! MRS. ALSTON. Silence, sir, not a word from you ! Go back to your surgeon, sir ! BEN. (R.). " Surgeon !" MBS. ALSTON (L. <╗ SACK., who turna hi╗ back, striding his chair, as she turns t<> him). So this is your
Page 65 - ... affections. He smiles involuntarily at the grotesqueness of this idea. It is an innocent smile enough, but its effect is unfortunate. ' It may be a laughing matter to you,' says his companion, and he sees that indignation has superseded the distress hitherto reigning on her good-natured face — ' it may be a laughing matter to you, but I assure you it is none to me.
Page 6 - Do you know if the catalogue didn't say this was a picture of — ah —
Page 67 - LUCY coming c., her head down, she leans against chair c. EFFIE and VIRG., к.
Page 25 - Miss Effie (aside); I am dropped. These American girls are the most unaccountable criaiuivs.
Page 56 - The rest of the plan is the simplest thing in the world. In the first place — you, of course, havšn't the least desire to shoot me.

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