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The birlings and Greald Croft are enjoying a dinner to celebrate the engagement of Gerald & Sheila.
Shelia, partly serious and partly light-hearted, reproaches Gerald for neglecting her last summer. Mrs Birling' who says little, stresses that men like Greald and Mr Birling are committed to their businesses.
Eric, who is slightly drunk,suddenly bursts out laughing , to the annoyance of his parents & Sheila.
Mr Birling makes a speech congratulating the engaged couple and expressing his pleasure at the match. He hopes their marriage will lead to closer links
The familys raise a toast to the couple and,to Sheilas delight, Gerald presents her with an engagement ring.
Mr Birling gives another speech dismissing recent strikes among the workers and extolling his belief in a successful future for employers like himself. He also dismisses the possiblity of war with germany.