The Bald Soprano
Stage Direction: [The English clock strikes 17 strokes.]
Mrs. Smith: "There, it's nine o'clock." (1-2)
Mrs. Smith: "We shall have to go to their [the Watsons] wedding, I suppose. […] How sad for her [Mrs. Watson] to be left a widow so young." (46-49)
Mr. Smith: "Fortunately, they [the Watsons] had no children."
Mrs. Smith: "That was all they needed! Children! […]"
Mr. Smith: "She [Mrs. Watson] might very well remarry. […]"
Mr. Smith: "But who would take care of the children?" (50-53)