Exiles: A Play In Three Acts Vocabulary List

addio

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ROBERT Addio, Archibald.

archly

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ROBERT (Archly.)

carnally

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Carnally, I mean... Has that never happened?

carouse

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Lord, when I think of our wild nights long ago-- talks by the hour, plans, carouses, revelry... RICHARD In our house.

chastely

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We will say that we lived chastely with one other creature... RICHARD (Bitterly.)

craftily

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Because in the very core of my ignoble heart I longed to be betrayed by you and by her-- in the dark, in the night-- secretly, meanly, craftily.

crumples

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BERTHA (Crumples together the paper in her hands, breathlessly.)

crumpling

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BERTHA (Crumpling a handful of petals.)

curtsey

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(She looks about her and with a half curtsey goes out on the right.)

devilment

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I can see him sitting on the kitchen table, swinging his legs and spinning out of him yards of talk about you and him and Ireland and all kinds of devilment-- to an ignorant old woman like me.

diffidently

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(Somewhat diffidently.)

disengages

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ARCHIE (Disengages himself.)

doorpost

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He holds the doorposts with his hands lightly and waits for Bertha to see him.)

embitter

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There were tongues here ready to tell her all, to embitter her withering mind still more against me and Bertha and our godless nameless child.

europe

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These cigars Europeanize me.

european

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These cigars Europeanize me.

europeanize

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These cigars Europeanize me.

fatted

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The fatted calf will be eaten: roast, I hope.

fishwoman

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A FISHWOMAN.

harmonium

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ROBERT The buzz of the harmonium in her father's parlour.

ignobly

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I longed for that passionately and ignobly, to be dishonoured for ever in love and in lust, to be... ROBERT (Bending down, places his hands over Richard's mouth.)

inaudibly

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Bertha-- you and I. BERTHA (Almost inaudibly.)

inhales

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He inhales the air slowly and then puts the pump buck behind the piano.

irishman

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It is headed: A Distinguished Irishman.

irresolutely

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Richard stands irresolutely near the table.

italian

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Only them Italian newspapers.

jabbering

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I heard them jabbering since dawn.

jiffy

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I'll have the kettle boiling in a jiffy.

lightheaded

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But it was merely lightheadedness.

lightheadedness

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But it was merely lightheadedness.

moodily

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ROBERT (Moodily.)

paperweight

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Is it a paperweight or a cure for headache?

prosit

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Prosit!

protestantism

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The asthmatic voice of protestantism.

ruction

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But first I must waken Master Archie or there'll be ructions.

searchingly

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(She looks searchingly at her.)

signora

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Good evening, signora!

smiler

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Not the smiler, Miss Justice.

strumming

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I was just strumming out Wagner when you came.

suavely

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ROBERT (Suavely.)

sunshade

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She wears a lavender dress and carries her cream gloves knotted round the handle of her sunshade.)

tannhauser

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He plays softly in the bass the first bars of Wolfram's song in the last act of Tannhauser.

turkish

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In the right corner, back, a sideboard; and in the centre of the room, left of the table, a group consisting of a standing Turkish pipe, a low oil stove, which is not lit, and a rocking chair.

unashamed

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The blinding instant of passion alone-- passion, free, unashamed, irresistible-- that is the only gate by which we can escape from the misery of what slaves call life.

unheeding

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RICHARD (Unheeding.)

unpins

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BERTHA (Unpins her hat and sits down.)

upbraid

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I wish you would upbraid me, curse me, hate me as I deserve.

vivaciously

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ROBERT (Vivaciously.)

wearies

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How will it be when you turn against her and against me; when her beauty, or what seems so to you now, wearies you and my affection for you seems false and odious?

wristlet

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Bertha glances at her watch at her wristlet and then sits at the table.)