Belinda

Belinda

by A. A. Milne
     
 

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never ought to have married, really.

DELIA. Why did you?

BELINDA. Mother rather wanted it. (Solemnly.) Delia, never get married because your mother---- Oh, I forgot; I'm your mother.

DELIA. And I don't want a better one ... (They embrace.) And so you left each other?

BELINDA. Yes.

DELIA. But, darling,… See more details below

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never ought to have married, really.

DELIA. Why did you?

BELINDA. Mother rather wanted it. (Solemnly.) Delia, never get married because your mother---- Oh, I forgot; I'm your mother.

DELIA. And I don't want a better one ... (They embrace.) And so you left each other?

BELINDA. Yes.

DELIA. But, darling, didn't you tell him there was going to be a Me?

BELINDA. Oh no!

DELIA. I wonder why not?

BELINDA. Well, you see, if I had, he might have wanted to stay.

DELIA. But----

BELINDA (hurt). If he didn't want to stay for me, I didn't want him to stay for you. (Penitently.) Forgive me, darling, but I didn't know you very well then. We've been very happy together, haven't we?

DELIA (going to the hammock, sitting in it and dangling her legs). I should think we have.

BELINDA (leaning back in chair). I don't want to deny you anything, and, of course, if you'd li

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149790159
Publisher:
HM
Publication date:
07/07/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
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