This is the first scene of Act Two, and the Antrobus’ are at the
MRS. ANTROBUS: Dear friends, I don’t really think I should say anything. After all, it was my husband who was elected and not I. Perhaps, as President of the Women’s Auxiliary Bed and Board Society, - I had some notes here, oh, yes, here they are! - I should give a short report from some of our committees that have been meeting in this beautiful city.
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I think that’s very open to misunderstanding. My watchword for the year is: Save the Family. It’s held together for over five thousand years: Save it! Thank you.
Widler, Thornton, The Skin of Our Teeth, 1942, Concord Theatricals, pp. 54-56.
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