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Arms and the Man
George Bernard Shaw

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ARMS AND THE MAN 

ACT I 

Night.  A lady's bedchamber in Bulgaria, in a small
town near the Dragoman Pass.  It is late in
November in the year 1885, and through an open
window with a little balcony on the left can be
seen a peak of the Balkans, wonderfully white and
beautiful in the starlit snow.  The interior of the
room is not like anything to be seen in the east
of Europe.  It is half rich Bulgarian, half cheap
Viennese.  The counterpane and hangings of the bed,
the window curtains, the little carpet, and all
the ornamental textile fabrics in the room are
oriental and gorgeous: the paper on the walls is
occidental and paltry.  Above the head of the bed,
which stands against a little wall cutting off the
right hand corner of the room diagonally, is a

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