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The Ghost Breaker

A Melodramatic Farce in Four Acts

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Author: Paul Dickey
Co-author: Charles Goddard
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,817 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,410
Added to site: 2008.03.03
mnybks.net#: 20204
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e entirely--it will be because I have work for you. Do you understand? Work--hard work--dangerous work. It may mean your life in the end.

JARVIS. You are frank, anyway.

PRINCESS. It's a chance--and you have nothing to lose.

JARVIS. And if I agree?

PRINCESS. You will begin by taking the ancient feudal oath of my country.

JARVIS. Oath? Isn't my word good enough?

PRINCESS. You will pardon me if I insist.

JARVIS. Very well--I'll swear the blackest oath you can utter. Let's hear it.

PRINCESS. What's your name?

JARVIS. Jarvis.

PRINCESS. Your full name?

JARVIS. Warren Jarvis.

PRINCESS. Kneel, then, Warren of Jarvis. (JARVIS kneels on both knees.) No, not that way--on one knee.

JARVIS. I beg your pardon----

PRINCESS. Now repeat this oath: "I, Warren of Jarvis----"

JARVIS. "I, Warren of Jarvis----"

PRINCESS. "Señor of all the domains, fiefs, keeps and marshes of Warren of Kentucky----"

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