Excerpt from The Married Bachelor: A Farce in One Act
Sir C.' Sharpe! Sharpe - Was that' my dear Lady Courtall that drove off then I Sharpe. (startled) Yes, Sir. (aside.) Who the devil sent for you - g\s her Ladyship's Aunt lives only five miles from this, she _will. Soon be there. Sir, C. How long will she be away [thought l'beard her say Something about three days. My Lady did say'she would be absent about Sir Lady acharming woman! Do you know, Sharpe, that marriage has 'not in' 'the least cooled the ardour of my love for'her? 3 Sharpe' it possible 1 Areyoustill in love with her, sir? Sir C. (coldly) 1, doat on her and d'urj'ng'the six months that we haveheen in the couiit'ry-e - R L Sharpe. Six months! Six weeks, sir Sir C. What, only six weeks - Well, well, six weeks, or six months it' does not inu'ch'matter which - during those'mo - weeks, that we have passed ih_ the country together, I have hourly discovered new graces in her.
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