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Children's Classics in Dramatic Form

Book Two

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Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,958 / 56 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 106.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 538
Added to site: 2005.07.29
mnybks.net#: 11123
Genre: Drama
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* * * *

THE STAG. THE FAWN. THE HUNTER.

* * * * *

[The STAG _is caught in a thicket by his horns. The_ FAWN _looks at him pityingly._]

FAWN. A man is near! I hear him running!

STAG. I cannot free myself!

FAWN. Ah, if you only had no horns!

STAG. Or if they were only not so strong and not so grand!

FAWN. Your feet could save you then, dear father.

STAG. Go, child, and let your feet save you.

FAWN. I cannot bear to leave you, father!

STAG. Go save yourself! Go, go!

[_The faun goes. The_ HUNTER _enters._]

HUNTER. Aha! I have you now!


THE SHEPHERD BOY WHO CALLED WOLF

SCENE I

TIME: _middle of the afternoon._ PLACE: _a hillside near the village._

* * * * *

SHEPHERD BOY. MASTER. PASTOR. MERCHANT. BAKER. BUTCHER.

* * * * *

[The SHEPHERD BOY _watches a flock of sheep._]

BOY. I am tired of watching sheep! I will play a j

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