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The 'Mind the Paint' Girl

A Comedy in Four Acts

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,287 / 130 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.6
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 14,286
Added to site: 2007.06.19
mnybks.net#: 17360
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Humor
Excerpt

've some business to talk over with the old lady.

FARNCOMBE.

[Nodding to ROPER and then coming forward and addressing MRS. UPJOHN.] I-- er-- I think I'll go for a little walk and come back later on, if I may.

MRS. UPJOHN.

[Contentedly.] Oh, jest as you like.

FARNCOMBE.

[Moving towards the door.] In about a quarter-of-an-hour.

MRS. UPJOHN.

If we don't see you again, I'll tell Lil you've been 'ere.

FARNCOMBE.

[At the door.] Oh, but you will; you will see me again.

MRS. UPJOHN.

Well, please yourself and you please your dearest friend, as Lil's dad used to say.

FARNCOMBE.

Thank you-- thank you very much.

[He disappears, closing the door after him.

MRS. UPJOHN.

[To ROPER, looking up.] I b'lieve you gave that young man the 'int to go, Uncle.

ROPER.

I did; told him I wanted to talk business with you.

MRS. UPJOHN.

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2008.12.11
SM Wahiduzzaman
*****

It's very helpfull for recreation

interesting


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