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A Play In One Act

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Author: Joseph Conrad (Josef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,646 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,722
Added to site: 2006.01.30
mnybks.net#: 12170
Genre: Drama
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SCENE III.

(Capt. H. Harry. Later Bessie).

Harry Hagberd (_thirty-one, tall, broad shoulders, shaven face, small moustache. Blue serge suit. Coat open. Grey flannel shirt without collar and tie. No waistcoat. Belt with buckle. Black, soft felt hat, wide-brimmed, worn crushed in the crown and a little on one side. Good nature, recklessness, some swagger in the bearing. Assured, deliberate walk with a heavy tread. Slight roll in the gait. Walks down. Stops, hands in pockets. Looks about. Speaks_.) This must be it. Can't see anything beyond. There's somebody. (Walks up to Capt. Hagberd's gate?) Can you tell me... (Manner changes. Leans elbow on gate?) Why, you must be Capt. Hagberd himself.

Capt. H. (In garden, both hands on spade, peering, startled). Yes, I am.

Harry (Slowly). You've been advertising in the papers for your son, I believe.

Capt. H. (Off his guard, nervous). Yes. My only boy Harry. He's coming

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