Ellie Dunn, a poor and pragmatic young woman, is engaged to the
ELLIE: (Turning vigorously on Hesione the moment her father is out of the room) Hesione: what the devil to you mean by making mischief with my father about Mangan?
HESIONE: (Promptly losing her temper) Don't you dare speak to me like that, you little minx. Remember that you are in my house.
ELLIE: Stuff! Why don't you mind your own business? What is it to you whether I choose to marry Mangan or not?
HESIONE: Do you suppose you can bully me, you miserable little matrimonial adventurer?
ELLIE: Every woman who hasn't any money is a matrimonial adventurer. It's easy for you to talk: you have never known what it is to want money; and you can pick up men as if they were daisies. I am poor and respectable --
HESIONE: (Interrupting) Ho! Respectable! How did you pick up Mangan? How did you pick up
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