Oh! Susannah!

A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts

Author: Mark Ambient
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,842 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 432
Added to site: 2007.06.13
mnybks.net#: 17310
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Humor
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Plant., (aside) "Poor fellow!" He'll be rich enough before the day's out. It's hard not to tell one's own daughter--but I mustn't betray a professional confidence.

Tupper. (aside) Fine gels! (to Ruby) 'E'll be wonderful glad to see you, Miss.

Ruby. How do you know?

Tupper. 'Cos 'e's settin' up as a ladies' Doctor. miss, an' you're the fust callers we've ever 'ad. (aside) Bar the tailor.

Ruby. The first? (to Pearl) He is starving!

Aurora. Oh, 'e'll cure yer, whatever yer got. (crosses to Plant) He's wonderful clever. 'E'd see through you, sir, weskit an' all. 'E don't hax no hex rays to tell 'im. (to Ruby) 'E knows all what's goin' on in yer innards----

Plant. Ahem! That will do. Er--no doubt, no doubt.

Tupper. No bloomin' doubt, sir. (going to him) But I do 'ope you'll pay afore leavin'--'cos it's Lady Day, an these 'ere clothes ain't paid for yet--an' if they ain't-

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