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The Sweet Girl Graduates

A Farce, in Three Acts and an Epilogue

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Author: Rea Woodman
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,324 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 373
Added to site: 2010.03.05
mnybks.net#: 26884
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Humor
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l of that bag--it's hot--awful hot! Lean on me--(they go out, but Miss Hoppenhoer runs back to pick up things).

Jack Can't I help you! A fellow never knows what to do when--when--anybody has an attack.

(Maude returns.)

Jack Come on, Maude, I've got an old tandem out there. Let's take a spin.

Miss H. (dropping a shawl and two bottles). Got a what?

Jack Go get ready, Maude. A tandem.

(Maude goes.)

Miss H. (moveless with astonishment). You ride it?

Jack (respectfully). Yes, ma'am.

Miss H. (aghast). Ride it?

Jack (fascinated). Yessum. (earnestly). Yes, ma'am.

Miss H. Ride a tantrum! Well, such goings on! And all of it comes from graduating! Thank Heaven, I never graduated!

(Commences to pick up things. Curtain.)


ACT II.

(Sitting-room of the De Smythe home. Bouquets with cards attached. Maude's desk, open, in confusion. Her hat and g

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