2012/08/05

Thoughts over port



I do so love this time of night, John.

Hmm.

After Mary has cleared the table it's so quiet . . . the light is lovely. Don't you think so, John?

Mmm, hmm.

Do you ever wonder what people in the village and in the cottages are doing now?

No.

I sometimes think that we are extraordinarily fortunate and wish that everyone were so blessed.

We have earned what is ours. Providence rewards those who are diligent.

I have heard that there are movements to share more wealth with the poor in the city and the country.

The ravings of revolutionary malcontents.  Not the sort of thought for the mind of a lady.  Dismiss the idea, for heaven's sake.

I do so love this time of night, John.



Thanks to The Mag





14 comments:

Catfish Tales said...

Enjoyed this one, yes. Nice, fun dialogue, as if straight from a stage play. Well done

Sue J said...

We can't have the peasants rising above their station. Well written :)

Other Mary said...

Sadly, I think your dialog is all too accurate. And I think more modern variations of it are still making their way around dinner tables. Well done.

Heaven said...

Oh the lady can act and hide her smartness...Clever repetition of the first and last line ~ Lovely share ~

Gail said...

Well done.

Brian Miller said...

ha...oh how disconnected...and why help the poor when there is so much fun conversation to be had...smiles...nice take....

Gail said...

Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week.

Susan said...

Love the loop! It seems all too realistic and true to its era and class. Would that I could not imagine this "conversation" in ours!

Dana Dampier said...

How frustrating for her and close minded of him... too bad things like this still happen. Great dialogue!

izzy said...

Oh I can relate! very real-sad and
real, thanks.

Lyn said...

A bit of Downton Abbey here..comes the revolution..and here we are! 1% and 99%..same story!!

Tess Kincaid said...

I like the way you took this in a Russian direction...excellent...

Sue said...

They are the 1%, huh? Even then??

=)

Little Nell said...

A very creative take on the prompt, with an opportunity for reading between the lines.

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