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Going to Xanadu

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Going to Xanadu
Description Instead, I said over my shoulder, "Agnes bring my music will you? I'm going over now with Violet." And before Agnes could answer or tag along, I was on the porch holding Violet's hand, then going down the street. "I have something to tell you after the show. Will I see you then?" she asked, blushing a little. "Of course, but why not now?" But she wouldn't, and soon we were at the theatre. Mr, 01 sen was ready to begin the show. Suddenly I realized Agnes had not come with my music. "Ready, Robert?" Mr. Olsen asked in a bass tone that was more command than question. "Just a moment," I called, and hurried to tlie side door, there. I looked up and down the street, but still no Agnes. "Robert!" Mr. Olsen called from the side door. I couldn't wait any longer. Never before had I tried playing from memory or by improvising, but I had to keep my job, I thought. Shaking a little, I sat down at the piano, the picture began and I started playing. At first I was hesitant and my notes jerked unevenly, but as the movie went on I was more relaxed, and soon was playing with as much ease as if I had niy niusic in t r o n t ot me. The picture ended and I f e ¦ t exhausted, but I jumped to the side door again. Still no Agnes! her. I slid back on the piano'bench, and played her introduction. Luckily I had memorized "Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay" because I liked watching Violet doing it; she performed the "You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You Mine," but at least I didn't wait for Violet to brush past me from the stage door, as I usually did with anticipation. Once again I was out the side door and in front of the theatre. I was thinking of all kinds of torture to inflict on Agnes, should I ever find her. I rushed around the corner and there she sat, -53-
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Identifier 067_Going to Xanadu.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323653
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323653