Charlotte has been desperately worried about the failing health of
START: Don’t leave me. You mustn’t leave me. I have always known. Always, since I first saw… first read.
END: For that I have loved and loathed you but you have been the nearest thing to my heart in all this world. [EMILY dies.] Did you hear me? Can you hear me? [CHARLOTTE shakes EMILY. She cries out.] No.
Polly Teale, Bronte, NHB Modern Plays, Kindle Edition, 2014, pp.89-90.
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