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...of the damned. 117 conversions took place then and there. They prayed with the most touching sincerity and gratitude for Bodger, and for the anonymous donor of the 5000 pounds. Your father would not let his name be given.
LOMAX. That was rather fine of the old man, you know. Most chaps would have wanted the advertisement.
CUSINS. He said all the charitable institutions would be down on him like kites on a battle field if he gave his name.
LADY BRITOMART. That's Andrew all over.He never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it.
CUSINS. He convinced me that I have all my life been doing improper things for proper reasons.
LADY BRITOMART. Adolphus: now that Barbara has left the Salvation Army, you had better leave it too. I will not have you playing that drum in the streets.
CUSINS. Your orders are already obeyed, Lady Brit.
BARBARA. Dolly: were you ever really in earnest about it? Would you have joined if you had never seen me?
CUSINS [disingenuously] Well--er--well, possibly, as a collector of... Shaw, George Bernard
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