The Angel in the House: A Comedy in Three Acts

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Page 75 - SCENERY Our stock of scenery consists of : — The Oak Chamber Scene This scene will be found suitable for the purpose of an ordinary interior in nearly all plays requiring a room which is not representing a drawing-room, kitchen or a very poverty-stricken type of room. The kind of furniture used in it will naturally do much to indicate the etatua of the people inhabiting it.
Page 64 - O my friend, And may there still be many sheafs to glean In our love's acre, comrade, till the end. And may we find, when ended is the page, Death but a tavern on our pilgrimage.
Page 8 - TO A GREEK GIRL WITH breath of thyme and bees that hum, Across the years you seem to come, — Across the years with nymph-like head, And wind-blown brows unfilleted; A girlish shape that slips the bud In lines of unspoiled symmetry ; A girlish shape that stirs the blood With pulse of Spring, Autonoe...
Page 22 - We shall sing of the great crowds in the excitement of labour, pleasure and rebellion; of the multi-coloured and polyphonic surf of revolutions in modern capital cities; of the nocturnal vibrations of arsenals and workshops beneath their violent electric moons...
Page 20 - ACT II The SCENE is the same as in Act I, but considerable changes have been made in the decoration of it. A clean sweep has been made of the family portraits, stands of armour, antlers, foxes
Page 49 - The more I see of you, the more certain I am that you have quite a flair for matrimony.
Page 6 - Applications for permission to perform this play by amateurs must be addressed to Messrs.

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