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Mr Pim Passes By

A Comedy in Three Acts

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Author: A. A. Milne
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,650 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,044
mnybks.net#: 4950
Genre: Drama
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of course, there's a difference.

BRIAN. I think he guessed there was something up, and he took me down to see the pigs--he said he had to see the pigs at once--I don't know why; an appointment perhaps. And we talked about pigs all the way, and I couldn't say, "Talking about pigs, I want to marry your niece--"

DINAH (with mock indignation). Oh, of course you couldn't.

BRIAN. No. Well, you see how it was. And then when we'd finished talking about pigs, we started talking to the pigs--

DINAH (eagerly). Oh, how is Arnold?

BRIAN. Arnold...? Oh yes, that's the little black-and-white one? He's very jolly, I believe, but naturally I wasn't thinking about him much. I was wondering how to begin. And then Lumsden came up, and wanted to talk pig-food, and the atmosphere grew less and less romantic, and--and I gradually drifted away.

DINAH. Oh, poor darling! Well, we shall have to approach him through Olivia.

BRIAN. But I always wanted to tell her

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 3 reviews: *****
2013.09.09
AK
*****

Absent-minded Mr.Pim brings upheaval into an English family when he happens to "pass by" one day. Happily, this chance incursion into their lives is the catalyst which brings certain romantic possibilities to a definite conclusion.

A.A. Milne excelled at play-writing and this is an example of the delicacy and perfection of his craft. Highly recommended.

2011.11.28
Rachie
*****

Delightful comedy, not dated at all. Our audiences LOVED it!

2006.05.03
charmaine knight
*****

EXELLENT


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