Halie is upstairs getting ready to go have lunch with the Protestant
Start: Dodge! Dodge! He’s not drinking anything, is he? You see to it that he doesn’t drink anything! You’ve gotta watch out for him.
End: I think he was smarter than Tilden, too. Especially after Tilden got in all that trouble. Doesn’t take brains to go to jail. Anybody knows that...
For full extended monologue, please refer the script edition cited here: Shepard, Sam. Buried Child Revised Edition, Dramatists Play Service Inc. Acting Edition, 1996.
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