down L.C.). Can we see her now, Mrs. Crosby?
MRS. CROSBY. Certainly--Pollock, ask Madame la Grange if she will come in, please.
BUTLER. Yes, madame.
(He exits and closes the door after him.)
MISS EASTWOOD (coming down between the large table and the chesterfield). I'm perfectly thrilled. Do you suppose she expects to be taken seriously?
MISS ERSKINE. Of course.
MISS EASTWOOD (at table R.). How funny! If you don't laugh at her, we can have no end of fun. I'll guy her terribly and she'll never know it.
MRS. CROSBY (at table R.). Oh, I wouldn't do that, Mary. She may be quite in earnest.
MISS EASTWOOD. Oh, I can't believe that. Madame la Grange! I can see her now. Tall, black-haired creature, regular adventuress, see if she isn't. Isn't she, Mr. Wales?
WALES (in front of chesterfield). She's the most remarkable woman I have ever known.
(Enter BUTLER from door L.,