By Samuel Beckett
Gathers all of Beckett's texts for theatre, from 1955 to 1984. This e-book contains either the main dramatic works and the fast and extra compressed texts for the level, besides for radio.
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Pause. ] now we have stored our appointment, and that’s an finish to that. we're not saints, yet we have now saved our appointment. what number of people can boast as a lot? ESTRAGON: Billions. VLADIMIR: you're thinking that so? ESTRAGON: I don’t recognize. VLADIMIR: you can be correct. POZZO: support! VLADIMIR: All i do know is that the hours are lengthy, lower than those stipulations, and constrain us to beguile them with court cases which – how shall I say – which can at the beginning sight appear moderate, till they develop into a behavior. you could say it's to avoid our cause from foundering. without doubt. yet has it now not lengthy been straying within the evening eternally of the abyssal depths? That’s what I occasionally ask yourself. You keep on with my reasoning? ESTRAGON: [Aphoristic for as soon as. ] all of us are born mad. a few stay so. POZZO: aid! I’ll pay you! ESTRAGON: How a lot? POZZO: 100 francs! ESTRAGON: It’s no longer sufficient. VLADIMIR: I wouldn’t pass as far as that. ESTRAGON: you're thinking that it’s sufficient? VLADIMIR: No, I suggest as far as to say that i used to be vulnerable within the head whilst I got here into the area. yet that isn't the query. POZZO: 2 hundred! VLADIMIR: We wait. we're bored. [He throws up his hand. ] No, don’t protest, we're uninterested, there’s no denying it. strong. A diversion comes alongside and what will we do? We permit it visit waste. Come, let’s get to paintings! [He advances in the direction of the heap, stops in his stride. ] instantly all will vanish and we’ll be on my own once again, in the middle of nothingness! [He broods. ] POZZO: 200! VLADIMIR: We’re coming! [He attempts to drag POZZO to his toes, fails, attempts back, stumbles, falls, attempts to wake up, fails. ] ESTRAGON: What’s the problem with you all? VLADIMIR: support! ESTRAGON: I’m going. VLADIMIR: Don’t depart me! They’ll kill me! POZZO: the place am I? VLADIMIR: Gogo! POZZO: aid! VLADIMIR: support! ESTRAGON: I’m going. VLADIMIR: support me up first. Then we’ll pass jointly. ESTRAGON: You promise? VLADIMIR: I swear it! ESTRAGON: And we’ll by no means come again? VLADIMIR: by no means! ESTRAGON: We’ll visit the Pyrenees. VLADIMIR: at any place you love. ESTRAGON: I’ve continually desired to wander within the Pyrenees. VLADIMIR: You’ll wander in them. ESTRAGON: [Recoiling. ] Who farted? VLADIMIR: Pozzo. POZZO: the following! the following! Pity! ESTRAGON: It’s revolting! VLADIMIR: speedy! provide me your hand. ESTRAGON: I’m going. [Pause. Louder. ] I’m going. VLADIMIR: good i guess in spite of everything I’ll wake up on my own. [He attempts, fails. ] within the fullness of time. ESTRAGON: What’s the problem with you? VLADIMIR: visit hell. ESTRAGON: Are you staying there? VLADIMIR: in the interim. ESTRAGON: Come on, wake up, you’ll capture a kick back. VLADIMIR: Don’t fear approximately me. ESTRAGON: Come on, Didi, don’t be pig-headed. [He stretches out his hand which VLADIMIR makes haste to grab. ] VLADIMIR: Pull! [ESTRAGON pulls, stumbles, falls. lengthy silence. ] POZZO: support! VLADIMIR: We’ve arrived. POZZO: who're you? VLADIMIR: we're males. [Silence. ] ESTRAGON: candy mom earth! VLADIMIR: are you able to wake up? ESTRAGON: I don’t comprehend. VLADIMIR: try out. ESTRAGON: now not now, now not now. [Silence. ] POZZO: What occurred? VLADIMIR: [Violently. ] Will you cease it, you!