Fifty Contemporary One-act Plays

Frank Shay, Pierre Loving
Stewart & Kidd Company, 1920 - 582 páginas

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Página 393 - JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY [1844-1890'] A WHITE ROSE THE red rose whispers of passion, And the white rose breathes of love; O, the red rose is a falcon, And the white rose is a dove. But I send you a cream-white rosebud With a flush on its petal tips; For the love that is purest and sweetest Has a kiss of desire on the lips.
Página 373 - I'd like to talk more of that a little later. I want to get the lay of things upstairs now. (He goes to the left, where three steps lead to a stair door.) SHERIFF I suppose anything Mrs. Peters does'll be all right. She was to take in some clothes for her, you know, and a few little things. We left in such a hurry yesterday.
Página 377 - It was an awful thing was done in this house that night, Mrs Hale. Killing a man while he slept, slipping a rope around his neck that choked the life out of him.
Página 373 - Ah, loyal to your sex, I see. But you and Mrs. Wright were neighbors. I suppose you were friends, too.
Página 373 - Dirty towels! [Kicks his foot against the pans under the sink] Not much of a housekeeper, would you say, ladies?
Página 378 - Henry, at least we found out that she was not going to quilt it. She was going to — what is it you call it, ladies?
Página 372 - but I was on the inside." "Somebody slipped a rope round his neck and strangled him and you didn't wake up?" says Harry. "I didn't wake up,
Página 372 - I ought to make some conversation, so I said I had come in to see if John wanted to put in a telephone, and at that she started to laugh, and then she stopped and looked at me— scared.
Página 376 - But I tell you what I do wish, Mrs Peters. I wish I had come over sometimes when she was here.
Página 371 - I didn't hear or see anything; I knocked at the door, and still it was all quiet inside. I knew they must be up, it was past eight o'clock. So I knocked again, and I thought I heard somebody say, "Come in.

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