A Kiss for Cinderella

A Kiss for Cinderella

by J. M. Barrie


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A Kiss for Cinderella by J. M. Barrie

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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ISBN-13: 9781408632628
Publisher: Bronson Press
Publication date: 11/16/2007
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.32(d)

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timidation the cryptic remarks employed by tailors, as to the exact meaning of which she has already probed Mr. Bodie. Cinderella (wandering over her client with a tape). 35—14. (She consults a paper on the table.) Yes, it 's 35—14. (She pulls him out, contracts him and takes his elbows measure.) 28—7; 41—12; 15—19. (There is something wrong, and she has to justify her handiwork.) You was longer when you came on Monday. Gentleman (very moved by the importance of the occasion). Don't be saying that, Missy. Cinderella (pinning up the tails of his coat). Keep still. Gentleman (with unexpected spirit). I warns you, Missy, I won't have it cut. Cinderella (an artist). I 'll give you the bits. Gentleman. I prefers to wear them. (She compares the coat with the picture of an elegant dummy.) Were you going to make me like that picture ? Cinderella. I had just set my heart on copying this one. It's the Volupty. Gentleman (faint-hearted). I 'm thinkin' I couldn't stand like that man. Cinderella (eagerly). Fine you could—with just a little practice. I 'll let you see the effect. (She bends one of his knees, extends an arm and curves the other till he looks like a graceful teapot. She puts his stick in one hand and his hat in the other, and he is now coquettishly saluting a lady.) Gentleman (carried away as he looks at himself in a glass). By Gosh! Cut away, Missy Cinderella. I 'll need one more try-on. (Suddenly.) That's to say if I 'm here. Gentleman (little understanding the poignancy of the remark). If it would be convenient to you to have the penny now— Cinderella. No, not till I 've earned it. It's my rule. Good night to you, Mr. Jennings. Gentleman. Goodnight, Missy. (We see him go out by the door and disappear up the street.) Cinderella (sha...

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This was a really amazing play im in charge of picking two of my schools plays and this will definitly be one of them.
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Nice book really!!!!!! :)
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Honestly I got confusef within the first few pages
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