The Climbers

A Play in Four Acts

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Author: Clyde Fitch
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,737 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 408
Added to site: 2005.09.04
mnybks.net#: 11202
Genre: Drama
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orning, and I begin to feel exhausted; I must have food and, thank Heaven, I want it. Thank you.

[To BLANCHE, _taking the cup from her._

MRS. HUNTER. I think it's awful, Ruth, and I feel I have a right to say it--I think you owed it to my feelings to have worn a long veil; people will think you didn't love your brother.

RUTH. [_Dryly._] Will they? Let them! You know as well as I do that George loathed the very idea of crÍpe and all display of mourning.

MRS. HUNTER. [_Feeling out of her element, changes the subject._] You stayed behind?

RUTH. Yes. I wanted to be the last there. [_Her voice chokes; she tries to control herself._] Ah! you see my nerves are all gone to pieces. I _won't_ cry any more!

MRS. HUNTER. I don't see how you could bear it--staying; but you never had any heart, Ruth.

RUTH. [_Mechanically, biting her lips hard to keep the tears back._] Haven't I?

MRS. HUNTER. My darling husband always felt that defect in you.

RUTH. George?

MRS. HUNTER. He resented your

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