Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama

Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama

Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama

Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama

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DUSTY. DORIS.

DUSTY: How about Pereira?

DORIS: What about Pereira?
I don't care.

DUSTY: You don't care!
Who pays the rent?

DORIS: Yes he pays the rent

DUSTY: Well some men don't and some men do
Some men don't and you know who

DORIS: You can have Pereira

DUSTY: What about Pereira?

DORIS: He's no gentleman, Pereira:
You can't trust him!

DUSTY: Well that's true.
He's no gentleman if you can't trust him
And if you can't trust him--
Then you never know what he's going to do.

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