Magda

A Play in Four Acts

Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,668 / 80 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 510
Added to site: 2010.11.01
mnybks.net#: 29426
Genre: Drama
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Excerpt

ou seek the centre of the whole movement, Pastor Heffterdingt is the man. He inspires all; he controls all; he--

MRS. SCHWARTZE.

Do you know our pastor, sir?

VON KELLER.

I have heard him speak many times, dear lady, and have admired equally the sincerity of his convictions and his naïve faith in human nature. But I cannot comprehend the influence he exerts.

MRS. SCHWARTZE.

You will find it out. He is so plain and simple that one hardly realizes what a man he is. He brings every one round.

VON KELLER.

I am almost converted already, dear lady.

SCHWARTZE.

As for us here, all I can do is to give these weak and useless hands to help on the great work. It's only right that an old soldier should dedicate the little strength left him by the throne to the service of the altar. Those are the two causes to fight for.

VON KELLER.

That's a great thought!

SCHWARTZE.

Thanks, thanks, but no more of this. Ah, ten years ago,

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