The ice melting -
work with some admiration. GABRIEL, for his part, is showing
off a little.
Come by, George. Come!
(Returning to BATHSHEBA)
He’s keen enough, Young George, but
he doesn’t know when to stop.
(petting OLD GEORGE)
Not like this one. Been with me a
long time, haven’t you?
And what’s that one called?
This is Old George.
Of course. Old George.
Find me amusing, do you?
BATHSHEBA is out riding once more. She stops. It’s a
But something is amiss.
no answer. She goes in and finds -
Mr Oak! Mr Oak, wake up! Gabriel
Nothing. Now she tries to haul him to her feet. But he falls,
a dead-weight, across her lap. This is all new to BATHSHEBA.
A man in her lap. She takes it in. To her side, a jug of
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