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- DescriptionExcerpt from His Uncle John, a Play in Three Acts: With a Prologue The inner office of Mr. John Van Cortland, one morning in June, ipoo. Mr. Van Cortland and his nephew, Jack Sanderson, seated at the desk.) Van C.(Referring to an open letter on the desk before him) Well, it would seem that you cant get along there. What about it? Jack. Get along? Its hardly that. I passed in everything, but Van C.(quickly) Was it girls? McLaughlin doesnt say anything about girls, but one never kws. On your hor. Jack, was it girls? Jack. No, on my hor, Uncle, it wasnt girls. I havent looked at a girl this year. Van. C.That sright, my boy, thats right. Let em alone; let em alone. Jack, (stirring restlessly) Yes, sir. What do they say I did? Van C.Oh, the charge is specific eugh, but I didnt kw but that girls were at the bottom of it. Listen. (He reads aloud from the letter.) Quite aside, however, from his attendance at lectures, which has been desultory, Mr. Sandersons conduct has been reprehensible in the extreme. He has Jack, (scornfully) Thats Chancey, thats Chancey all over! Reprehensible, I can hear him saying it! He works that word overtime! I suppose he says its his personal interest in me Van C.Certainly; that is precisely what he says. He is an old friend of the family, and naturally this grieves him very much. His personal interest in you, as my nephew, makes him Jack, (miserably) I thought so! Hes working you, Uncle John! Theyll all do it. Anything for dough! Van C.(with cold dignity) Chancellor McLaughlin is a friend of mine, and his interest in you is t t financial. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Author(s)H Rea Woodman
- PublisherForgotten Books
- Date of Publication27/09/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintForgotten Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight77 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine3 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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