Rip Van Winkle

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Century Company, 1895 - 31 pages
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Page 408 - RIP. All right; come along. (Holding out his glass, and laughing at his own inconsistency. ) Here 's your good health and your families', and may they live long and prosper! cup.) (They all drink. At the end, NICK smacks his lips and exclaims "Ah!" DERRICK repeats the same and RIP repeats after DERRICK.)
Page 427 - now, and my wife is gone, and my home is gone. My home is gone, and my child —my child looks in my face, and don't know who I am ! MEENIE. (Rushing into his arms.) I do! Father! RIP. (Sobbing.) Ah, my child! Somebody knows me now! Somebody knows me now! MEENIE. But can it
Page 408 - Oh, yah; now what do I generally say to a glass? I say it's a fine thing—when there's plenty in it. (Ve gates! Ve gates!) (Shakes hands with NICK.) And then I says more to what 's in it than I do to the glass. Now you would n't believe it—that 's the first one
Page 412 - (Taking off his hat, and holding it with his hands behind his head.) Yah, that 's right ; you read it yust as well as Derrick; go long. HENDRICK. "In consideration of the sum of sixteen pounds received do hereby sell and convey to Derrick Von Beekman all my estate, houses, lands
Page 427 - under great excitement.) This village here is the village of Falling Waters. Well, that was my home. I had here in this place my wife, Gretchen, and my child Meenie— little Meenie— (A long pause, during which he strives to reassemble his idea? and memories more accurately.) and my dog Schneider. That 's all the family what
Page 416 - (He turns and leans his head against the back of the chair.) GRETCHEN. You knew I was there? RIP. (Laughing.) I thought I saw you. RIP. You saw the girl dancin' mit me. (GRETCHEN remembers RIP'S clothes, and goes over to see if he is wet, and pushes him towards the center of
Page 424 - HENDRICK. And don't you know? RIP. No; I don't. HENDRICK. Why, what's your name? RIP. (Almost childishly.) I don't know; but I believe I know vat it used to be. My name, it used to be Rip Van Winkle. VILLAGERS. (In astonishment.) Rip Van Winkle? HENDRICK. Rip Van Winkle?
Page 427 - got. Try and remember me. dear, won't you? (Pleadingly.) 1 don't know when it was— This night there was a storm; and my wife drived me from my house; and I went away— I don't remember any more till I come back here now. And see, I get
Page 406 - given Rip credit, and he has ended by drinking you out of house and home. Your window-shutter is not wide enough to hold the score against him; it is full of chalk. Deny it if you can. GRETCHEN. I can't say that I have prospered with it.
Page 414 - s only Schneider, father's dog. GRETCHEN. (Picking up broomstick.) Then I '11 Schneider him. I won't have him here. (Exit through the door leading to the rest of the cottage.) Out, you idle, vagabond cur; out, I say! MEENIE. (Following her to the door, and crying.) Oh, don't, don't hurt the poor thing

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