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Frou Frou: A Comedy of Powerful Human Interest, in Five Acts
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adore afraid answer B'nea B'ness Oh B'ness Yes Baden Baron Oh Baroness better Bohemia Bravo Brig Oh Brigard Cambri Carlsruhe chair child Cleopatra comes consent danger darling dear boy dear Gilberte debardeur door dress Enter Louise Enter Pauline Enter Vincent everything Exit Pauline father forgive Frou Frou Georgie give goes gone Good-by Governess happy husband Kissing lady Laughing leave Paris look Louise Yes Madame Mademoiselle Louise marriage marry Master Georgie Monsieur morning Music ness never papa Pau Oh Pau Yes Pause Pitou private theatricals quickly refuse rehearsal Rising Sar Taking Sar Yes Sartorys serious shrug sister Sits on sofa Smiling speak spoke stage stops suppose taking her hand talk tell Theater things thought to-day told Turning Val Yes Valreas Vaudeville Venice widow 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.