Theft

A Play In Four Acts

Author: Jack London
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,246 / 116 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,130
Added to site: 2007.06.26
mnybks.net#: 17452
Genre: Drama
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is laughingly protesting, while Tommy's is gleefully insistent.) (Margaret and Tommy appear and pause just outside door, holding each other's hands, facing each other, too immersed in each other to be aware of the presence of those inside the room. Margaret and Tommy are in street costume.)

{Tommy} (Laughing.)

But mama.

{Margaret}

(Herself laughing, but shaking her head.) No. Tommy First--

{Margaret}

No; you must run along to Linda, now, mother's boy. And we'll talk about that some other time.

(Tommy notices for the first time that there are persons in the room. He peeps in around the door and espies Mrs. Starkweather. At the same moment, impulsively, he withdraws his hands and runs in to Mrs. Starkweather.)

{Tommy}

(Who is evidently fond of his grandmother.) Grandma!

(They embrace and make much of each other.)

(Margaret enters, appropriately greeting the others--a kiss

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