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The Pot Boiler

A Comedy in Four Acts

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Author: Upton Sinclair
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,457 / 82 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 97.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,023
mnybks.net#: 6454
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Humor
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one of your friends, nor use any of their influence. For six months you'll shift for yourself and take what comes to you. And then you can come back, and we'll see how far you've risen in the world. Also we'll see whether you haven't changed some of your ideas! (A pause.)

Jack (in a low voice).--That would satisfy you, would it?

Bob. Yes, that would satisfy me.

Jack. All right! By thunder--I'll go you! (Starts away.) To-night!

Jessie (horrified). Jack! You're out of your senses.

Jack. I'm not. I mean it. I'm tired of his jawing at me!

Jessie (rushes to him). I won't hear of it!

Jack. I'm going to show him.

Jessie (turns to Bob). I won't have my brother leave me!

Bob. Don't worry, Jessie. Your brother won't really go!

Jack. Yes, I will!

Jessie (wildly). But Jack! It's time for your birthday-dinner!

Bob.

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