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The Melting-Pot

A drama in Four Acts

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Author: Israel Zangwill
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,966 / 114 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,357
Added to site: 2007.12.19
mnybks.net#: 19423
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: www.nytimes.com
Genre: Drama
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[Turning apologetically to VERA] I beg your pardon, Miss Andrews, I mean Miss--er----

VERA Revendal.

MENDEL [Slightly more interested] Revendal? Then you must be the Miss Revendal David told me about!

VERA [Blushing] Why, he has only seen me once--the time he played at our Roof-Garden Concert.

MENDEL Yes, but he was so impressed by the way you handled those new immigrants--the Spirit of the Settlement, he called you.

VERA [Modestly] Ah, no--Miss Andrews is that. And you will tell him to answer her letter at once, won't you, because there's only a week now to our Concert. [A gust of wind shakes the windows. She smiles.] Naturally it will not be on the Roof Garden.

MENDEL [Half to himself] Fancy David not saying a word about it to me! Are you sure the letter was mailed?

VERA I mailed it myself--a week ago. And even in New York---- [She smiles. Re-enter KATHLEEN with the recovered candlestick.]

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