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The Drone

A Play in Three Acts

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,503 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 360
Added to site: 2006.12.24
mnybks.net#: 15633
Genre: Drama
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the door to living rooms.)

BROWN (mysteriously). Did you hear the news?

KATE. No. (Very much interested.) What?

BROWN. Ach! You women never know anything.

KATE. What's the news? Somebody killed?

BROWN. No. More serious.

KATE (alarmed). God bless me! What is it?

BROWN. Andy McMinn has a sister.

KATE (disappointed). Ach!

BROWN. And she's trying to get a man.

KATE. Well. I knowed that this years.

BROWN. And Mr. John Murray is a widow man.

KATE. You mean to be telling me that Mr. John has a notion of that old thing? Go long with you!

BROWN. Did you ever hear tell of a widow man that never got married again.

KATE. Plenty. Don't come in here talking blethers.

BROWN. Whist. There's more in what I'm telling you than you think. And I'll hold you to a shilling that Sarah McMinn will be Mrs. John Murray before one month.

KATE. Who told you?

BROWN. Ach. You've no

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