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The Unforseen Return

Comedy in One Act

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Language: English
Wordcount: 6,752 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 351 5877
License: ©
Genre: Drama

Translated by Frank J. Morlock

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s going to get married?

Lucy: Yes indeed.

Mrs. Prim: Just in time! But I won't be a party to it. I won't help her make anyone think she's either respectable or rich. I renounce her as my niece, and I will not aid her to deceive anyone; goodbye.

Lucy: Don't trouble yourself--we know our business better than you.

Mrs. Prim: I believe this will be some grand alliance!

(Exit Mrs. Prim in a huff)

Lucy: This will be a fine marriage and when it is consummated you will be honored to receive her and be her aunt. (shouting after Mrs. Prim) You just wait and see! (Lucy is annoyed, stung by Mrs. Prim's remarks. She would like to say more but cannot.)

Roger: (entering) Good day, child. Who was that old lady you were talking with?

Lucy: Who? That was Mrs. Prim, my mistress's aunt.

Roger: I didn't recognize her. I wasn't paying much attention.

Lucy: The old girl's very well off. She owns a lot of property in London. Belinda is very well connected, at least.

Roger: But she hasn't any money of



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