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by George Bernard Shaw
Mr. Alfred Doolittle Timeline and Summary
Doolittle shows up at Higgins's apartment looking for Eliza. He demands money in exchange for custody of Eliza Doolittle asks for five pounds, and will accept no more than that. He amazes Higgins with his speaking abilities. Doolittle turns to leave, only to be baffled by the appearance of a Japanese woman…who turns out to be his daughter. Doolittle is flabbergasted by her beauty. He leaves. In the last act, Doolittle shows up at Mrs. Higgins's apartment. He is going to get married, and he's all dressed up. Doolittle tells everyone that he has come into a lot of money. Doolittle is angry at Higgins, because Higgins is responsible for getting him the speaking engagements that make him a lot of money. He doesn't want to be rich, because he doesn't want people taking advantage of him. Doolittle asks everyone to accompany him to his wedding.