Act 1, Scene 3
- Elmire, Mariane, and Damis come back, looking worn out. They've been getting another lecture from Madame Pernelle.
- Elmire has seen Orgon coming, and she decides to head upstairs.
- Cléante agrees to have a chat with him, and promises to bring up the question of Mariane's upcoming marriage to Valère – he wants to make sure he can marry Valère's sister once all is said and done.