Support the Monkey! Tell All your Friends and Teachers
Only circulars, and this coroneted billet-doux for you.
(He throws the circulars into the fender, and posts himself
on the hearthrug, with his back to the grate).
(glancing at the billet-doux)
(He throws the letter after the circulars). -
Eliza returns with a pair of large down-at-heel slippers. She places
them on the carpet before Higgins, and sits as before without a
Oh Lord! What an evening! What a crew! What
a silly tomfoolery!
(He raises his shoe to unlace it, and catches sight of the slippers. He stops unlac-
ing and looks at them as if they had appeared there of their own accord)