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Remembering that Zweig had adapted that libretto for him, in the old days, from a
play by Ben Jonson, Strauss had begun to search out English plays of the period
just after Jonson's, and had promptly run aground on an awful specimen called ...
Pat Reilly sat down at the big upright in the front room, and began to play from the
popular sheet music on the rack. He played softly, as expressively as he could -
and nobody sang. Anthony liked piano playing a whole lot, but not singing; often
'Don't play that. Play this.' And he began to sing. Softly, hoarsely, miserably: '
Happy birthday to me . . . Happy birthday to me ... ' 'Dan!' Ethel Hollis screamed.
She tried to run across the room to him. Mary Sipich grabbed her arm and held
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