Uncle James has delayed going in to the office of his jam business so
JAMES - Philip down yet?
EMILY - He's just having his breakfast.
JAMES - (looking at his watch) Ten o'clock. (Snapping it shut and putting it back) Ten o'clock. I say ten o'clock, Emily.
EMILY - Yes, dear, I heard you.
JAMES - You don't say anything?
EMILY - (vaguely) I expect he's tired after that long war.
JAMES - That's no excuse for not being punctual. I suppose he learnt punctuality in the Army?
EMILY - I expect he learnt it, James, but I understood him to say that he'd forgotten it.
JAMES - Then the sooner he learns it again the better. I particularly stayed away from the office to-day in order to talk things over with him, and (looking at his watch) here's ten o'clock—past ten—and no sign of him. I'm practically throwing away a day.
EMILY - What are you going to talk to
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