Alice Sit-By-The-Fire by J. M. Barrie

By J. M. Barrie

The prolific Scotish writer and dramatist J. M. Barrie is most famed for his construction of Peter Pan. Born in Kirriemuir, Forfarshire in 1860, he graduated Edinburgh college and started operating as a journalist. quickly after he released his first novel higher useless becaming a well-liked author with many winning novels. After his most renowned paintings Peter Pan he nonetheless endured to jot down on developing many extra loved stories.

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Of course. He behaved at first as they all do--pretended that he did not know what I was talking about. At that moment, a visitor; I knew at once that it must be the husband; it always is, it was; I hid. Again a visitor. I knew it must be you, it was; oh, the agony to me in there. ' ALICE. ' AMY. ' Once more the arms go round her. ' ALICE. ' A thought comes to Alice that enthralls her. 'Steve! ' AMY. ' ALICE. 'And Steve believes it? htm (57 of 76) [9/22/2008 8:53:45 AM] Alice Sit-By-The-Fire AMY.

But--but----' Mercifully Amy has not lost her head. She is here to save them all. AMY. ' COLONEL. ' COLONEL. ' COLONEL. ' COLONEL. ' ALICE. ' COLONEL. 'But don't hang in me, chicken, hang in your mother. ' We know why he is staring at Alice, but of course he is too gallant a gentleman to tell. Besides his astonishment has dazed him. STEVE. ' Amy bestows a cold kiss upon her mother. Alice weeps. 'This is too much. Just wait till I get you home. ' It is then that Amy makes her first mistake. The glove that the Colonel has tossed to Steve is lying on a chair, and she innocently begins to put it on.

ALICE. 'We are ready, Robert. Why don't you come? ' COLONEL, darkening, 'Steve knows what it is; Amy doesn't as yet. The simple soul has given herself away so innocently that it is almost a shame to take notice of it. But I must, Steve. ' In this Steve evidently differs from him. ALICE. ' COLONEL. 'Still tongue-tied, Steve. ' COLONEL. 'Yes; I'll tell you why. ' ALICE. ' COLONEL. ' Amy has no answer to this. ' COLONEL. ' COLONEL. 'Has there been something going on that I don't understand? Are you in it, Alice, as well as they?

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