Young twins, Dora and Nora, were adopted at birth by theatrical
START: GRANDMA: Now! What new words have you learnt today? Nora?
YOUNG NORA: Vegetarianism
YOUNG DORA: Pacifism.
GRANDMA: Good girls. I’ll make revolutionaries of you yet!
END: GRANDMA: Well, he’s welcome to unload some of his ill-gotten gains on us! If you haven’t got a ticket, you can’t win, me old duck. Remember the Russian proverb: “Hope for the best, expect the worst” All together now!
ALL: Hope for the best, expect the worst!
Emma Rice, Wise Children, Oberon Modern Plays, electronic edition, 2018, pp.75-78
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