A very slight piece of no particular dramatic importance. It was written in the cause of temperance.
d looking on] What a queer thing. Here's water coming out of the mixture. Why are you letting this water off first?
LABOURER. It's not water. It is the very stuff itself!
PEASANT. Why is it so clear? I thought it would be yellow like grain. This is just like water.
LABOURER. But you just smell it!
PEASANT. Ah, what a scent! Well, well, let's see what it's like in the mouth. Let me taste! [Tries to take the tumbler out of the Labourer's hand].
LABOURER. Mind, you'll spill it! [Turns the tap off, drinks and smacks his lips] It's ready! Here you are. Drink it!
PEASANT [drinks, first sipping, then taking more and more, till he empties the glass and gives it back] Now then, some more. One can't tell the taste from such a drop.
LABOURER [laughing] Well, you seem to like it! [Draws some more].
PEASANT [drinks] Eh, that's the sort! Let's call the missis. Hey, Martha! Come along! It's ready! Come on there!
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