Mrs. Latting You have read my heart.
Doctor Little Child, it is in your eyes.
Mrs. Latting And you know my very soul.
Doctor Little Child, I am come to heal it.
Mrs. Latting Recovery! You said recovery. While I lie dying here by inches 1
Doctor You love.
Mrs. Latting With all my heart.
Doctor And soul?
[He looks questiordngly down at her with great tenderness. Her expression shows the dawn of comprehension.
Mrs. Latting (Very low.) I love wrongly somewhere. I forgot my soul. And I have wrecked him, wrecked his life, his work.
Doctor (To himself.) Again.
Mrs. Latting (Not catching his word.) Is there recovery for that? Can you heal that?
Doctor He does not question your love for him?
Mrs. Latting He is too big-hearted. He has sacrificed all for me. It is regret and remorse that kill me now they bring death more quickly. If only I could understand 1
Doctor You shall.
Mrs. Latting (Bitterly.) W