"She sat to dinner in Reverend Parris's house tonight, and without word nor warnin' she falls to the floor. Like a struck beast, he says, and screamed a scream that a bull would weep to hear. And he goes to save her, and, stuck two inches in the flesh of her belly, he draw a needle out."
Parris: "Thirty-one pound is gone. I a penniless" He covers his faces and sobs.
Hathorne: She have robbed you?
Lies and Deceit
Proctor: "I have known her, sir. I have known her." Proctor: "In the proper place-where my beasts are bedded. On the last night of my joy, some eight months past."
Danforth: "You-you a lecher?" Danforth: "In-in what time? In what place?"
In this scene Abigail has cried out that she had been stabbed by Elizabeth Proctor. Therefore Abigail was lying and deceiving the towns people.
Abigail: "John I know you still have good thoughts for me."
In this scene Paris has noticed that his niece Abigail has stolen his money off of him and ran away, he cares more about his money being stolen than his niece being missing.
Proctor: "You will not use me! It is no part of salvation that you should use me."
In this scene John Proctor has confessed that he had cheated on his wife Elizabeth with Abigail to the court. John had been lying to everybody about his affair, John had also seen Abigail a couple of times without Elizabeth knowing.
Parris: "What happened? What are you doing to her? Betty!"
Mr.s Putnam: "The psalm! The psalm! She cannot bear to hear the Lord's name!"
In this scene Abigail and John are in the woods together and Abigail is trying to get closer to John and she's saying she has feelings for him. She's lusting over him, and he doesn't really want any part of her because he's already cheated.
In this scene John Proctor wanted to keep his pride and not ruin his name anymore, he wanted his kids to have a good life and not in his bad named shadow.
In this scene Betty won't wake up, and the town's people think she has been witched which causes hysteria.
Parris: "No, God forbid. Mercy, run to the doctor! Tell him what's happened here"
Abigail: "She heard you singin' and suddenly she's up and screamin'"