Charley

Well, we're sailing along. (Looks off L.

Brassett

Charley's Aunt

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Basics

Character
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Scene
Act 2
Time & Place
Oxford, 1890s
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Monologue Context

Brassett is the servant of Jack Chesney at Oxford University. He is privy to all of Jack and

Monologue Text

Well, we're sailing along. (Looks off L.) He makes a wonderful old lady--not a doubt about it. (With another look.) A bit singular to look at, perhaps, but then look at some of your old ladies! Nobody'd believe 'em possible, and he don't seem a bit worse to look at than two or three I could mention holding very 'igh positions, too. (Looks off again.) Both the old gents have got their eye on her. (Amused.) Lor'!--if they only knew. I fancy Sir Francis is favourite, although old Spettigue fancies himself (Chuckles loudly going down L.) Well, College gents'll do anything! (Chuckles.)

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