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Magic

A Fantastic Comedy

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Author: G.K. Chesterton
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,963 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,889
Added to site: 2006.08.22
mnybks.net#: 14507
Genres: Humor, Drama
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> DOCTOR speaks.

DOCTOR. Miss Carleon is walking about the grounds, I think.

[MORRIS goes to the garden doors and looks out.

MORRIS. It's a mighty chilly night to choose. Does my sister commonly select such evenings to take the air--and the damp?

DOCTOR. [After a pause.] If I may say so, I quite agree with you. I have often taken the liberty of warning your sister against going out in all weathers like this.

DUKE. [Expansively waving his hands about.] The artist temperament! What I always call the artistic temperament! Wordsworth, you know, and all that.

[Silence.

MORRIS. [Staring.] All what?

DUKE. [Continuing to lecture with enthusiasm.] Why, everything's temperament, you know! It's her temperament to see the fairies. It's my temperament not to see the fairies. Why, I've walked all round the grounds twenty times and never saw a fairy. Well, it's like that about this wizard or whatever she ca

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2007.05.18
david tate
*****

very well done...


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