Four Short Plays

Four Short Plays

by John Galsworthy


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Four Short Plays by John Galsworthy

Four Short Plays by John Galsworthy

HALL-MARKED The scene is the sitting-room and verandah of HER bungalow.The room is pleasant, and along the back, where the verandahruns, it seems all window, both French and casement. There is adoor right and a door left. The day is bright; the timemorning.[HERSELF, dripping wet, comes running along the verandah,through the French window, with a wet Scotch terrier in herarms. She vanishes through the door left. A little pause, andLADY ELLA comes running, dry, thin, refined, and agitated. Shehalts where the tracks of water cease at the door left. Alittle pause, and MAUD comes running, fairly dry, stolid,breathless, and dragging a bull-dog, wet, breathless, and stout,by the crutch end of her 'en-tout-cas'].
LADY ELLA. Don't bring Hannibal in till I know where she's put Edward!

MAUD. [Brutally, to HANNIBAL] Bad dog! Bad dog!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781722661991
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/08/2018
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

John Galsworthy OM (14 August 1867 - 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End of the Chapter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1932.Galsworthy was born at what is now known as Galsworthy House (then called Parkhurst) on Kingston Hill in Surrey, England, the son of John and Blanche Bailey (née Bartleet) Galsworthy. His family was prosperous and well established, with a large property in Kingston upon Thames that is now the site of three schools: Marymount International School, Rokeby Preparatory School, and Holy Cross Preparatory School.

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