William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night; or What You Will (HarperPerennial Classics) PDF
By William Shakespeare
Confusion reigns while the shipwrecked Viola, disguised as Cesario, enters the provider of Duke Orsino, in simple terms to discover her brother, Sebastian, has additionally been shipwrecked.
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I am afraid Sailor Dollar's end is drawing nigh - he was supposed to be ill and sick this afternoon, but M. D. in a disconsolate heap on the floor, hoping he would not 'break to bits if tenderly cared'. I was hard-hearted because he has such a stupid habit of throwing things for no reason in the world - he had just flung my prayer book and hymn book across the room and when we were with Laura he all but knocked down some valuable vases by throwing a sofa cushion at them ... D. is put to bed in the nursery, well covered, and has a cup of water and box of biscuits by his side.
A cousin, known as Blowdy Wags, once blew a whistle in his ear and he screamed and cried for hours. 'This horrid boy got me altogether on the hop, pointed his finger at me whenever we met, and was the first to demonstrate to me that I was a coward,' related Forster subsequently. His mother was very angry with Blowdy, but cross with Morgan also for being a cry-baby. 'I think you find Morgan more fascinating than Blowdy because the former is half a girl,' she wrote to Aunt Monie. ' He sensed how the land lay, and when one day his mother said she believed that Jack, the lively third son, was his favourite in The Swiss Family Robinson, he was careful not to correct her, though in fact he preferred the priggish Ernest.
If I thought it bad for baby, there would have been no object in my leaving Bournemouth at all. M. The North East winds are so bad. L. No worse than Clapham. M. Yes they are. People go abroad to avoid them. L. If the North East winds are confined to London then they could avoid them by going to some other part of England. - But it does not much matter as Baby does not go out in North East winds, and he may just as well be in the house at Melcombe Place as anywhere else. M. By no means. Your rooms are so small.
Twelfth Night; or What You Will (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare