Read-Aloud Plays eBook

Horace Holley
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 62 pages of information about Read-Aloud Plays.

No, I haven’t got any grouch!  Don’t you worry!  You’re the only grouch I ever had, thank the Lord!

GEORGE

Well then.  It isn’t every woman gets rid of an incompatible husband and gets hold of a compatible one, all in same season.

FRED

Look here!

MARIAN

That’s just like him!  Coming over here with a grin on like a kid with a new toy.  Well, we don’t want anything to do with you.  See?

GEORGE

Sure.  Excuse me for butting in.  I just wanted to make a little announcement.

MARIAN

Oh, you did!  Well, I’m surprised!  I didn’t think she was the kind you had to marry.

GEORGE

Huh!  I knew you’d have your little knife out for her.  But why you should have to be jealous now I can’t see.

MARIAN

I’m not jealous!

GEORGE

What you worrying about, then?

MARIAN

I’m not worrying!  I’m only sore because you butted in when we were so happy together here without you.

GEORGE

Oh, excuse me!  As a matter of fact, I didn’t come over to make any announcement.  It’s too late for that.  I—­

MARIAN

Married already!  Anybody’d think you might wait a little while for common decency!

GEORGE

I waited a day longer than you did, anyhow.

MARIAN

That’s different.

FRED

I beg your pardon!  We were just ordering dinner.  If you didn’t come to make any announcement, why—­

MARIAN

Yes, what did you butt in for?

GEORGE

Why, I got a letter from your friend Grace, and—­

MARIAN

Grace?  What did she have to say to you?

GEORGE

She said she was sorry I had to get a divorce, but I told her—­

MARIAN

Sorry you had to get a divorce!  Well, if I don’t fix her!

GEORGE

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