Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series: Eighteen Plays from the Recent Drama of England, Ireland, America, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Scandinavia
Houghton Mifflin, 1921 - 734 pages
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Abraham Lincoln ANNIE BARON BESSIE BLEANE BOLLAND BRET BUBNOFF CADET Chee Moo CHRISTIAN comes COSIMO DALBO CRISPIN crosses CYRANO Cyrano de Bergerac dear DELPHINA door DUCHESSE ELFIE EMILY enters ERLING ÉTIENNE Exit eyes FENWICK FLEMING FRANCESCA DONI FRAU BEERMANN FRAU LUND GERMAINE GERT give goes GUICHE HADELN hand HAUSDORFER HAUSER HAUTEVILLE heart HEIN JOHN JOSEPH MEISTER JURA KAREN KING ARGIMENES KLESHTSCH laugh LAURA LEANDER LIGNIÈRE LINCOLN look LUCIO SETTALA LUKA MARIE marry MICHAEL MISS VAYNER MOY FAH LOY NASTIAH NATASHA never NORA PASCAL PASTEUR pause PEARL PEPEL PIPER play POLICHINELLE POLLINGER PREECE PRINCESS RAGUENEAU RAINEY ROSE ROXANE SAHTIN Saint Willibald SILVIA SETTALA SIRENA sits smile stand STROEBEL sure talk tell There's thing thought TONY turns voice WASNER WASSILISSA wife woman Wu Hoo GIT Wu Sin Yin YIN SUEY GONG
Page 112 - Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
Page 644 - ... that we know not of? Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought, And enterprises of great pitch and moment With this regard their currents turn awry And lose the name of action.
Page 119 - I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. Now, at the end of three years' struggle, the nation's condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected.
Page 112 - I believe that I have not so much of the confidence of the people as I had, some time since, I do not know that, all things considered, any other person has more; and, however this may be, there is no way in which I can have any other man put where I am. I am here. I must do the best I can, and bear the responsibility of taking the course which I feel I ought to take.
Page 112 - I have got you together to hear what I have written down. I do not wish your advice about the main matter; for that I have determined for myself.
Page 111 - That's all very well fur you to say, but I tell you, old man, that Judas Iscarrot can't show hisself in Utiky with impunerty by a darn site ! " with which observashun he kaved in Judassis hed. The young man belonged to 1 of the first famerlies in Utiky. I sood him, and the Joory brawt in a verdick of Arson in the 3d degree.
Page 117 - No one need expect me to take any part in hanging or killing those men, even the worst of them. Frighten them out of the country, open the gates, let down the bars, scare them off (throwing up his hands as if scaring sheep).
Page 391 - CYRANO [with a scream of terror at which DE GUICHE starts backward a step]. Great God! ... In this country men's faces are soot-black ! DE GUICHE [lifting his hand to his face]. What does he mean? CYRANO [still terrified]. Am I in Algeria?
Page 243 - Supplicanti parce Deus. Qui Mariam absolvisti, Et latronem exaudisti, Mihi quoque spem dedisti. Preces meae non sunt dignae. Sed tu bonus fac benigne, Ne perenni cremer igne. Inter oves locum praesta, Et ab hoedis me sequestra.
Page 101 - Either the President must do it himself, and be all the while active in it, or Devolve it on some member of his Cabinet. Once adopted, debates on it must end, and all agree and abide. It is not in my especial province; But I neither seek to evade nor assume responsibility.