The funny thing is that in spite of everything, I do rather like him. I can’t help it
No, sir. I’m not. The other day he made one of his classical jokes. Of course nobody laughed because no one understood it, myself included. Out of sympathy,I laughed for the poor old man.
I’m sure you’re exaggerating.
IMITATING CROCKER HARRIS
Taplow — you laughed at my little joke, I noticed. I must confess that I am pleased at your advance Latin . Perhaps, now, you would be good enough to explain it to them, so that they too can share your pleasure
MILLIE CROCKER HARRIS ENTERS THE ROOM
Do you think she heard? If she did and she tells him, there goes my remove
Waiting for my husband?
Well, why don’t you run away for a quarter of an hour and come back?
He’s at the Bursar’s and might be there quite a time
All right, Mrs Crocker-Harris.
Supposing he gets here before me?
I’ll take the blame. I tell you what — you can do a job for him. Take this prescription to the chemist and get it made up.