Excerpt from Queen of the Lobby: An Incident in One Act Scene: An elegant room in a Washington Hotel. Hear door gives on to a hall; door to L. leads to a private room; second door to L. a stairway; door to R. a Study, or Library; a desk also to R. - between it and the wall a chair, and a screen concealing a safe. Chairs, sofa, etc. As curtain risen, Domingo and Marcello enter - the latter reading a letter. Mar. No mistake, Monsieur Domingo. Here is an ordaire from Madame for you to prepare one grand suppaire in No. 16, after twelve o'clock tonight. Dom. Twelve o'clock. That means washing the dishes at sunrise. I would like to be able to go to bed before three in the morning for once, just to see how it feels to sleep in the dark. Mar. Madame indeed do lead everybody one lively train. I wonder why she have so much soviete. Dom. Because she is a lady of quality, doubt. Mar. Qualite - by marriage settlement. She was one ordinary Americaine till she epousait the Baron de la Muscadine, who left her after spending all her monaie. 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.