MRS. MARRYWELL, widow of Cambridge.
MISS MAUD MARRYWELL.
HAROLD C. U. SHARP, aristocratic New-Yorker.
MISS PASSITON, spinster, sister of MRS. M.
ISAIAH PORE, a tutor.
SCENE I. The house of MRS. MARRYWELL. MISS PASSITON, knitting. MRS. MARRYWELL.
MISS PASSITON. Now, really, Jane, I think it passing strange
That you have not a little savoir-faire,
In wedding off dear Maud to some rich youth.
Why, there is Mrs. Dale, the tutor's wife,
Who married Susan - what an ugly thing! -
To Patterson of Baltimore - they say
As rich as Croesus, - and there's Helen Jeer,
Who captivated quite, a millionnaire,
And - pshaw! to think that Maud, who's truly sweet,