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Waste

A Tragedy, In Four Acts

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,128 / 117 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 362
Added to site: 2005.05.08
mnybks.net#: 10303
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Humor
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BLACKBOROUGH. [Indifferently.] Oh, I'm glad he's with us on the Church question ... so far.

MRS. FARRANT. So far as you've made up your minds? The electoral cat will jump soon.

BLACKBOROUGH. [A little beaten by such polite cynicism.] Well ... our conservative principles! After all we know what they are. Good-night, Mrs. O'Connell.

AMY O'CONNELL. Good-night.

FARRANT. Your neuralgia better?

AMY O'CONNELL. By fits and starts.

FARRANT. [Robustly.] Come and play billiards. Horsham and Maconochie started a game. They can neither of them play. We left them working out a theory of angles on bits of paper.

WALTER KENT. Professor Maconochie lured me on to golf yesterday. He doesn't suffer from theories about that.

BLACKBOROUGH. [With approval.] Started life as a caddie.

WALTER KENT. [Pulling a wry face.] So he told me after the first hole.

BLACKBOROUGH. What's this, Kent, about Trebell's makin

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