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Mr Punch's Pocket Ibsen - A Collection of Some of the Master's Best Known Dramas

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Author: F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,090 / 96 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 432
Added to site: 2011.08.01
mnybks.net#: 30540
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p>But, Rebecca, I know all this.

KROLL.

[Looks hard at her.] Perhaps I had better go?

REBECCA.

No--I will be short. This was it. I wanted to take my share in the life of the New Era, and march onward with Rosmer. There was one dismal, insurmountable barrier--[to ROSMER, who nods gravely]--Beata! I understood where your deliverance lay--and I acted. I drove Beata into the mill-race.... There!

ROSMER.

[After a short silence.] H'm! Well, Kroll--[takes up his hat]--if you're thinking of walking home, I'll go too. I'm going to be orthodox once more--after this!

KROLL.

[Severely and impressively, to REBECCA.] A nice sort of young woman you are! [Both go out hastily, without looking at REBECCA.

REBECCA.

[Speaks to herself, under her breath.] Now I have done it. I wonder why. [Pulls bell-rope.] Madam Helseth, I have

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