An ideal husband by Wilde, Oscar; Jackson, Russell; Eltis, Sos

By Wilde, Oscar; Jackson, Russell; Eltis, Sos

Wilde's dramatic masterpiece set in London. some of the issues of an amazing Husband have been stimulated via the location Oscar Wilde stumbled on himself in throughout the early Eighteen Nineties. "Sooner or later we will all need to pay for what we do. yet nobody can be fullyyt judged through their past."

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Ah! chère Madame, queue surprise! I have not seen you since Berlin! MRS. CHEVELEY. Not since Berlin, Vicomte. Five years ago! VICOMTE DE NANJAC. And you are younger and more beautiful than ever. How do you manage it? MRS. CHEVELEY. By making it a rule only to talk to perfectly charming people like yourself. VICOMTE DE NANJAC. Ah! you flatter me. You butter me, as they say here. MRS. CHEVELEY. Do they say that here? How dreadful of them! VICOMTE DE NANJAC. Yes, they have a wonderful language. It should be more widely known.

You want me to withdraw the report and to make a short speech stating that I believe there are possibilities in the scheme? MRS. CHEVELEY. ] Those are my terms. SIR ROBERT CHILTERN. ] I will give you any sum of money you want. MRS. CHEVELEY. Even you are not rich enough, Sir Robert, to buy back your past. No man is. SIR ROBERT CHILTERN. I will not do what you ask me. I will not. MRS. CHEVELEY. You have to. If you don’t . . ] SIR ROBERT CHILTERN. ] Wait a moment! What did you propose? You said that you would give me back my letter, didn’t you?

MABEL CHILTERN. Well, I wish you’d show it in a more marked way! ] MRS. MARCHMONT. Olivia, I have a curious feeling of absolute faintness. I think I should like some supper very much. I know I should like some supper. LADY BASILDON. I am positively dying for supper, Margaret! MRS. MARCHMONT. Men are so horribly selfish, they never think of these things. LADY BASILDON. Men are grossly material, grossly material! [The VICOMTE DE NANJAC enters from the music-room with some other guests. ] VICOMTE DE NANJAC.

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