Digital Manuscript ProjectKrapp's Last Tape / La Dernière Bande
 I asked her to look at me and after a moment or so [/] - (Pause) - after a moment or so she did, but
her eyes just slits because of the glare. I
leant bent over her to get
them in the shadow and they opened. (Pause.) We drifted in among the
got stuck. The y way they went down bent, sighing, before the
stem. I lay down across her with my face in her breasts and my
hand on her. We lay without moving. But under us all moved and
moved us, up and down, and from side to side.
 Past midnight. Never knew such
 Here I end this
tape ., - (hesitates) - stage. box four, number th box - (pause) - four, number - (pause) - three. (Pause.) Perhaps my best yea years are over past. When
there was a chance of happiness. But I wouldn't want them back.
 Not with the fire in
my me now. No, I wouldn't have want them back.
 A sits motionless staring before him.  The tape runs on in silence.
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Krapp's Last Tape / La Dernière Bande © 2015 Samuel Beckett Digital Manuscript Project.
Editors: Dirk Van Hulle and Vincent Neyt