Alice Sit-By-The-Fire by J. M. Barrie

By J. M. Barrie

The prolific Scotish writer and dramatist J. M. Barrie is most famed for his construction of Peter Pan. Born in Kirriemuir, Forfarshire in 1860, he graduated Edinburgh college and commenced operating as a journalist. quickly after he released his first novel larger lifeless becaming a favored author with many winning novels. After his most famed paintings Peter Pan he nonetheless persevered to put in writing on growing many extra liked stories.

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STEVE. ' AMY. ' Steve walks the length of his room, regarding her sideways. STEVE. 'Look here, honestly I don't know what you are talking about. ' AMY. ' STEVE. ' AMY, blankly, 'No wife! You are sure? ' STEVE. ' AMY. ' She sinks dispiritedly into a chair. STEVE. ' She nods through her tears. 'Don't cry. ' AMY. 'I don't mean her--I mean her--' He decides that she is a little crazy. htm (38 of 76) [9/22/2008 8:53:45 AM] Alice Sit-By-The-Fire STEVE, soothingly, 'Come now, we won't go into that again.

How strange. She sits down almost in tears, wishing very much for the counsel of Ginevra. Thus Steve finds her when he returns. STEVE. 'I'm awfully glad, Alice, that you--' He stops abruptly at sight of a strange lady. As for Amy, the word 'Alice' brings her to her feet. AMY. ' A short remark but withering. STEVE. 'I beg your pardon. ' Amy inclines her head in a way that Ginevra and she have practised. Then she flings back her cloak as suddenly as an expert may open an umbrella. Having done this she awaits results.

RICHARDSON. ' STEVE, disappearing, 'Say I'll be back in a jiffy. htm (33 of 76) [9/22/2008 8:53:45 AM] Alice Sit-By-The-Fire Richardson, no longer in company, is about to hold a last friendly communion with the bone when there is a knock at the door, followed by the entrance of a mysterious lady. You could never guess who the lady is, so we may admit at once that it is Miss Amy Grey. Amy is in evening dress--her only evening dress--and over it is the cloak, which she is presently to fling back with staggering effect.

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