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The Lucky Man

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Author: Michel Baron
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,493 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 593
mnybks.net#: 894
Origin: gutenberg.org
License: ©
Genre: Drama

Translated by Frank J. Morlock. (c)1991 By Frank J. Morlock

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hear you--and if I were not to, should you be taking note of what I am doing?

Olivia: Yes, I ought to, Laura. Don't I have an interest in everything that touches you? Do you imagine I can watch with pleasure as people abuse your good faith? Am I not aware of your unjust preference and ought I not to try to make you know the difference between hearts that are truly attached to you and those that----? Believe me, Laura, I know it, and you will know them as I do, those who love you for yourself, those who sacrifice--

Laura: (to Jenny, turning again towards Cadwell's apartment) Jenny, have you seen--?

Olivia: Madam, I see that I am embarrassing you--

Laura: Olivia, I ask your pardon. I admit to you--

Olivia: (interrupting her) I will leave you--

Laura: (trying to hold her) Oh, no--please--

(Exit Olivia)

Jenny: It's clear that you have some distractions--

Laura: (interrupting) Jenny!

Jenny: Madam?

Laura: Has he gone?

Jenny: Who?

Laura: Has he gone, I said?

Jenny: Mr. Worth

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