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Ah, Wilderness!

Act Three, Scene One



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Time/Place
1903, Connecticut, the back room of a dive bar
Act/Scene
Act Three, Scene One

Scene Context

Richard Miller is in love with his neighbor, Muriel McComber. Although they are crazy about each

Scene Text

Start: BELLE You shouldn't be so generous, dearie. Gets him in bad habits. A dime would have been plenty. RICHARD. Ah, that's all right. I'm no tightwad. BELLE. That's the talk I like to hear.

Ending: BELLE. What's the matter, Honey Boy? Haven't you ever kissed like that before? RICHARD. Sure. Lots of times.

O’Neill, Eugene, Ah, Wilderness!, 1933, http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks13/1302951.txt

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