Son. They have settled it so sir, here.
Puff. Oh! oh!
[They faint alternately in each others arms
Puff. There, you see relationship, like murder, will out.
Puff. What do you think of that?
Dang. One of the finest discovery-scenes I ever saw!Why, this under-plot would have made a tragedy itself.
Sneer. Ay! or a comedy either.
Puff. And keeps quite clear you see of the other.
Enter Scenemen, taking away the seats.
Puff. The scene remains, does it?
Sceneman. Yes, sir.
Puff. You are to leave one chair, you know.But it is always awkward in a tragedy, to have your fellows coming in in your play-house liveries to remove things.I wish that could be managed better.So now for my mysterious yeoman.
Sneer. Havent I heard that line before?
Puff. No, I fancy not.Where, pray?
Dang. Yes, I think there is something like it in Othello.
Puff. Gad! now you put me in mind ont, I believe there isbut thats of no consequence; all that can be said is, that two people happened to hit upon the same thoughtand Shakspeare made use of it first, thats all.
Sneer. Very true.
Puff. Now, sir, your soliloquybut speak more to the pit, if you pleasethe soliloquy always to the pit, thats a rule.
Dang. Thats a very short soliloquy.
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