By Wilde, Oscar; Jackson, Russell; Eltis, Sos
Wilde's dramatic masterpiece set in London. a number of the issues of an amazing Husband have been stimulated by means of the location Oscar Wilde came across himself in throughout the early Eighteen Nineties. "Sooner or later we will all need to pay for what we do. yet nobody can be solely judged through their past."
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Quite beautiful, isn’t it? ] I wish it was mine, but Gertrude won’t let me wear anything but pearls, and I am thoroughly sick of pearls. They make one look so plain, so good and so intellectual. I wonder whom the brooch belongs to. LORD GORING. I wonder who dropped it. MABEL CHILTERN. It is a beautiful brooch. LORD GORING. It is a handsome bracelet. MABEL CHILTERN. It isn’t a bracelet. It’s a brooch. LORD GORING. It can be used as a bracelet. ] MABEL CHILTERN. What are you doing? LORD GORING. Miss Mabel, I am going to make a rather strange request to you.
Let us call things by their proper names. It makes matters simpler. We have all the information about it at the Foreign Office. In fact, I sent out a special Commission to inquire into the matter privately, and they report that the works are hardly begun, and as for the money already subscribed, no one seems to know what has become of it. The whole thing is a second Panama, and with not a quarter of the chance of success that miserable affair ever had. I hope you have not invested in it. I am sure you are far too clever to have done that.
Between your husband and myself. SIR ROBERT CHILTERN. ] Your carriage is here, Mrs. Cheveley! MRS. CHEVELEY. Thanks! Good evening, Lady Chiltern! Good-night, Lord Goring! I am at Claridge’s. Don’t you think you might leave a card? LORD GORING. If you wish it, Mrs. Cheveley! MRS. CHEVELEY. Oh, don’t be so solemn about it, or I shall be obliged to leave a card on you. In England I suppose that would hardly be considered en règle. Abroad, we are more civilised. Will you see me down, Sir Robert? Now that we have both the same interests at heart we shall be great friends, I hope!
An ideal husband by Wilde, Oscar; Jackson, Russell; Eltis, Sos