Excerpt from Engaging Janet: A Farce in One ActScene. - Janet Clarkes study, boxed set, a typical college girls room, hung with flags, banners, steins, souvenirs of travel, fish-nets, etc. Every chair, couch and divan is stacked with cushions.MoreExcerpt from Engaging Janet: A Farce in One ActScene. - Janet Clarkes study, boxed set, a typical college girls room, hung with flags, banners, steins, souvenirs of travel, fish-nets, etc. Every chair, couch and divan is stacked with cushions. Dressing-table with combs, brushes, high-necked perfumery bottles and other appliances, R., table piled with books, photographs, etc., down L.
Doors up L. and C. in flat. Curtain goes up on empty room.(Enter Janet, C., dressed in trailing gown and big hat. She takes off her hat and goes through business of sitting before her table, arranging her hair, inspecting it from side to side with a hand-glass, talking all the while.)Janet. O dear, I am so tired! And Aunt Clarissa wants me to take dancing lessons and Aunt Eliza wants me to join her Bible class and mother wants me to practice two hours a day and Alice wants me get on to the basket-ball team and then they all chorus, Why, you dont have anything to do at all but just your college work.
You must have lots of time! What was it the dean said in chapel this morning - that it is always unintelligent to be always in a hurry! Well, then, I must be a gibbering idiot! (Looks at her watch.) There, ten minutes gone and nothing done! (Knock at the door.) Oh, come in!(Enter Bridget, R.)Bridget.
Heres the letther yees do be waiting for, Miss Clarke.Janet (looks at her stiffly). Lay it on the table! (Waits till Bridget exits, R., then plunges over and grabs the letter ecstatically.) Oh, the dear boy! (Looks letter all over, holds it up to the light, extracts a hairpin from hair and opens it.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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