Mortimer, a theatre critic, is in mortal danger from his homicidal
Oh, you think so, do you? You think people in plays act intelligently. I wish you had to sit through some of the one I have to sit through.
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No, he stays there. Now I ask you, Doctor, is that what an intelligent person would do?
For the full extended monologue, refer to Joseph Kesselring, Arsenic and Old Lace. Dramatists Play Service, 1969. pp. 74-75.
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