Dr. Schön has known Lulu since she was 12 years old. Through marriage
SCHÖN. I have made the most superhuman efforts to raise you in society. You can be ten times as proud of your name as of your intimacy with me.
LULU. (Comes down the steps and puts her arm around Schön's neck.) Why are you still afraid, now that you're at the zenith of your hopes?
SCHÖN. No comedy! The zenith of my hopes? I am at last engaged: I have now the hope of bringing my bride into a clean house.
LULU. (Sitting.) She has developed delightfully in the two years!
SCHÖN. She no longer looks thru one so earnestly.
LULU. She is now, for the first time, a woman. We can meet each other wherever it seems suitable to you.
SCHÖN. We shall meet each other nowhere but in the presence of your husband!
LULU. You don't believe yourself what you say.
Schön. Then he must believe it. Go on and call
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