Wilde, Oscar; Jackson, Russell; Eltis, Sos's An ideal husband PDF

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

ISBN-10: 1408137216

ISBN-13: 9781408137215

ISBN-10: 1909175072

ISBN-13: 9781909175075

ISBN-10: 1909175099

ISBN-13: 9781909175099

Wilde's dramatic masterpiece set in London. a few of the subject matters of a great Husband have been inspired by way of the placement Oscar Wilde discovered himself in throughout the early Nineties. "Sooner or later we will all need to pay for what we do. yet not anyone might be completely judged by way of their past."

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Never could stand Lady Caversham’s bonnets. MABEL CHILTERN. Oh, I love London Society! I think it has immensely improved. It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be. LORD CAVERSHAM. Hum! Which is Goring? Beautiful idiot, or the other thing? MABEL CHILTERN. ] I have been obliged for the present to put Lord Goring into a class quite by himself. But he is developing charmingly! LORD CAVERSHAM. Into what? MABEL CHILTERN. ] I hope to let you know very soon, Lord Caversham!

And public scandal invariably the result. SIR ROBERT CHILTERN. ] Arthur, do you think that what I did nearly eighteen years ago should be brought up against me now? Do you think it fair that a man’s whole career should be ruined for a fault done in one’s boyhood almost? I was twenty-two at the time, and I had the double misfortune of being well-born and poor, two unforgiveable things nowadays. Is it fair that the folly, the sin of one’s youth, if men choose to call it a sin, should wreck a life like mine, should place me in the pillory, should shatter all that I have worked for, all that I have built up.

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? MRS. CHEVELEY. Yes. That is agreed. I will be in the Ladies’ Gallery to-morrow night at half-past eleven. If by that time—and you will have had heaps of opportunity—you have made an announcement to the House in the terms I wish, I shall hand you back your letter with the prettiest thanks, and the best, or at any rate the most suitable, compliment I can think of.

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