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Pushing her back from him, whether at the sound of the door or of a still small voice] What am I doing? CAMILLE. Kissing. BUILDER. I−−I forgot myself. They rise. CAMILLE. It was na−ice. BUILDER. I didn't mean to. You go away−−go away! CAMILLE. Oh! Monsieur, that spoil it. BUILDER. [Regarding her fixedly] It's my opinion you're a temptation of the devil. You know you sat down on purpose. CAMILLE. Well, perhaps. BUILDER. What business had you to? I'm a family man. CAMILLE. Yes. What a pity! But does it matter?
Only−− MAYOR. Yes? Tell us the truth. MAUD. [Resolutely] Only, I don't think my father hit the constable. I think the stick did that. MAYOR. Oh, the stick? But−−er−−the stick was in 'is 'and, wasn't it? MAUD. Yes; but I mean, my father saw red, and the constable saw red, and the stick flew up between them and hit him in the eye. CHANTREY. And then he saw black? MAYOR. [With corrective severity] But did 'e 'it 'im with the stick? MAUD. No−−no. I don't think he did. MAYOR. Then who supplied the−−er−−momentum?
JOURNALIST. No! No! of course. BUILDER. A proper Englishman never is. But there are no proper Englishmen nowadays. He crosses the room in his fervour. RALPH. [Suddenly] As I look at faces−− BUILDER. [Absorbed] What! I told this young man I wasn't an angel. JOURNALIST. [Drawing him on] Yes, Sir; I quite understand. BUILDER. If the law thinks it can force me to be one of your weak−kneed sentimentalists who let everybody do what they like−− RALPH. There are a good many who stand on their rights left, John.
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