Man, Woman and Sin

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A story of people who live
next door -- or around the
corner -- -- never very far
       away -- --

2
"Mother, look at that
  dirty little boy!"

3
"Don't point, dear!"

4
"Eleven cents -- for
   our bank, ma!"

5
"My, at this rate, sonny,
 we'll be having a real
       home soon!"

6
"I ate mine, son."

7
"They live in our alley.
 The mother makes ironing
  pads and does washing."

8
"She makes a good
      profit."

9
There was a house in the
neighborhood that knew
no tenants but ghosts --

10
"My grand-dad says a deacon
 was caught stealing chickens
 and hung himself on a
   Sunday morning --"

11
"Aw, I went in the haunted
       house -- --"

12
"- and she dropped her
       candy -"

13
"- and then her mother
   threw it away -"

14
"I'll bet robbers hide in
 that haunted house!"

15
"And I'll bet Maribel's
     your girl!"

16
"- you're my girl."

17
Odd jobs -- newsboy --
chore-boy -- messenger-
boy -- at last a young
man with a steady
    job -- --

18
"It's good to get out
    of that alley."

19
"I'll have Sundays off
 on my new job - -
 we'll always go out
     together!"

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"But you'll be getting
      a girl --"

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"You're my girl."

22
"Tomorrow's your night
    off, isn't it?"

23
"Funny, it's mine, too -"

24
"I - I hope you have a 
       good time."

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-- And the world of 
women dawned upon 
     him --

26
"Say, haven't I seen you
 before -- somewhere?"

27
"Why do you work in 
    that cellar?"

28
"I'd like to be a
     reporter."

29
"See the City Editor
     tomorrow."

30
"You all right, son?"

31
"Yes, ma, I had to work 
          late."

32
"What shall I write?"

33
"Write! Think you're
Kipling? Get a list of
  hotel arrivals -"

34
"We'll soon have to get
  a larger sugar-bowl."

35
"Get some reporter to
 escort the Society
 Editor to the ball --"

36
"I wish I were taking
    you, Vera -- !"

37
"And what would wifey
  and daughter say?"

38
"We won't go into that."

39
"Don't let it worry you
 - we Camilles are used
      to wives -"

40
"You're smoking too
       much!"

41
"Got a dress suit?"

42
"Rent one!"

43
"Don't stand there! See
  the Society Editor!"

44
"We're going to the 
   Embassy Ball."

45
"It's the President!"

46
"-- -- and there's Mr.
      Bancroft!"

47
"Who's that woman --
 I see her everywhere."

48
"A Miss Worth -- works
 on the paper -- -- good
 family -- -- lost all their
       money -- --"

49
"Well, she's found some
 more somewhere, papa
 dear -- those pearls!"

50
"Do you dance?"

51
"I -- I'll try."

52
"What is that wonderful,
   wonderful perfume?"

53
"Moth-balls, I think."

54
"Where's the funeral?"

55
"-- -- so I was the most
 beautiful woman at the
     ball, was I?"

56
"I think -- you -- are the
 most beautiful woman in
        the world!"

57
"I've been wondering -"

58
"Yes?"

59
"I was thinking --"

60
"Were you?"

61
"It's sorta occurred
      to me -- "

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"What?"

63
"Well, it was so nice at
      the Ball --"

64
"-- would you walk out
  with me on Sunday?"

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"'Walk out'? I never
      walk out."

66
"I'm called to New York for
      the week-end --"

67
"It's business -"

68
"Well, good-bye -"

69
"When do you want me
 to 'walk out', as you
       call it?"

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"Sunday!"

71
"I'll -- walk -- !"

72
"My, I love monkeys.
    Don't you?"

73
"Do let's get out of this
      awful crowd."

74
"I'm sorry I spoiled
      your day."

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"I wanted you to have
     a good time."

76
"You're sweet -- and I'm
 having -- -- a most
  remarkable time --"

77
"I must have been crazy -
 bringing you to the Zoo."

78
"Seeing we're walking out --
  let's walk home for tea."

79
"You know -- I kinda
 hate seeing you
 smoke so much --"

80
"I smoke because - I'm
  nervous and lonely."

81
"How could anyone
 as lovely as you be
      lonely?"

82
"With this lovely place
 -- it must cost a lot."

83
"It does cost a lot."

84
"I'd better be going."

85
"No -- don't go -- !"

86
"Wait until I change my
 dress and we'll have
        tea --"

87
"My head aches -- it
   always aches!"

88
"Why did you give me --
         this?"

89
"Maybe you can guess --
      I love you!"

90
"Then you love me,
     too -- ?"

91
"-- and you'll wait until
 we can get married -- ?"

92
"For God's sake, go easy,
 kid! Don't you know
  she's Bancroft's -- ?"

93
"Don't you say anything 
     about her -- !"

94
"You know how I hate
    being pawed!"

95
"I know how you like --
        pearls!"

96
"-- but you don't know
 how quickly I'd throw them
  out of the window -- !"

97
"I'll see you tonight -
 hope you will be in
   a better humor."

98
"Tonight? I'm going
    to a concert."

99
"I'll see you at eight."

100
"I had to have money --
  something important!"

101
"More important than 
   our home -- ?"

102
"More important to me --
 than anything on earth -- !"

103
"Listen, son, I'm not
 going to let that woman
  ruin your life -- -- !"

104
"You don't know anything 
       about her."

105
"I know who she is and
     what she is."

106
"Shut up! Don't say
 anything about her!"

107
"- she's an angel - !"

108
"Is anything wrong?"

109
"I had to come -- !"

110
"Oh, I love you -- !"

111
"- more than anything
 in the world, I love you."

112
"The things they say
 about you couldn't be
       true --"

113
"I knew it."

114
"I'm nothing now - but
 with you loving me,
    I will be - !"

115
"Why is he here?"

116
"Please, won't you
  please go now!"

117
"He brought some copy
  from the office."

118
"No, no, that isn't true
 - - tell him the truth,
       tell him!"

119
"Tell me what?"

120
"Will you go?"

121
"This fool's been annoying
     me for weeks --"

122
"Now, will you get out
       of here?"

123
"Get out of my apartment!"

124
"I'll be right over - there
    must be no scandal."

125
"You testify as I tell 
        you -- !"

126
"If you don't, your own
 reputation is ruined!"

127
"Your boy is wanted 
     for murder."

128
"Not my boy -- he
    couldn't --"

129
"Where's he hiding?"

130
"Hiding? I don't know."

131
"Don't worry, son, mother's 
         with you."

132
"I was with Mr. Bancroft
 all evening -- the three
  of us were working --"

133
"The boy is a socialist -
  he hated Bancroft - -"

134
"I killed him!"

135
"-- to be hanged by the
    neck until dead!"

136
"For God's sake - take
 your eyes away from 
         me!"

137
"You can't - I know you
 can't - let them - hang 
          him!"

138
"The law must take 
    its course."

139
"Then he's got to die -
 because he loved you?"

140
"Some new people moved
  in next door, son --"

141
"I found a way to get
 Chicago on the radio -"

142
"I've got a surprise for
 dinner -- something you
      like -- -- !"

143
"Do you ever think of 
 anything but me, 
      mother?"

The End

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