By McDougal Littell
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My Betty be hearty quickly? four. a junta (hMnQtE) . . . energy: Junta is a Spanish time period that means “a small, elite ruling council. ” The reference here's to the crowd that led England’s excellent Revolution of 1688–1689. the crucible: act one 137 Parris. Out of right here! 20 30 forty 50 Tituba (backing to the door). My Betty no longer goin’ die . . . Parris (scrambling to his ft in a fury). Out of my sight! (She is long gone. ) Out of my—(He is triumph over with sobs. He clamps his the teeth opposed to them and closes the door and leans opposed to it, exhausted. ) Oh, my God! God support me! (Quaking with worry, mumbling to himself via his sobs, he is going to the mattress and lightly takes Betty’s hand. ) Betty. baby. expensive baby. Will you wake, will you open up your eyes! Betty, boy or girl . . . (He is bending to kneel back whilst his niece, Abigail Williams, seventeen, enters—a strikingly attractive woman, an orphan, with an unending means for dissembling. Now she is all fear and apprehension and propriety. ) Abigail. Uncle? (He appears to her. ) Susanna Walcott’s right here from general practitioner Griggs. Parris. Oh? allow her come, enable her come. Abigail (leaning out the door to name to Susanna, who's down the corridor a couple of steps). are available, Susanna. (Susanna Walcott, a bit more youthful than Abigail, a anxious, moved quickly woman, enters. ) Parris (eagerly). What does the physician say, baby? Susanna (craning round Parris to get a glance at Betty). He bid me come and let you know, reverend sir, that he can't notice no medication for it in his books. Parris. Then he needs to seek on. Susanna. Aye, sir, he were searchin’ his books due to the fact he left you, sir. yet he bid me inform you, that you simply may well glance to unnatural issues for the reason for it. Parris (his eyes going wide). No—no. There be no unnatural reason the following. inform him i've got despatched for Reverend Hale of Beverly, and Mr. Hale would definitely ascertain that. allow him glance to drugs and positioned out all considered unnatural reasons the following. There be none. Susanna. Aye, sir. He bid me inform you. (She turns to move. ) Abigail. communicate nothin’ of it within the village, Susanna. five. trafficked with: met with. 138 unit 1: early american writing 60 70 eighty ninety Parris. pass at once domestic and converse not anything of unnatural motives. Susanna. Aye, sir. I pray for her. (She is going out. ) Abigail. Uncle, the rumor of witchcraft is all approximately; i feel you’d top cross down and deny it your self. The parlor’s jam-packed with humans, sir. I’ll sit down along with her. Parris ( pressed, activates her). And what shall I say to them? That my daughter and my niece i found dancing like heathen within the wooded area? Abigail. Uncle, we did dance; allow you to inform them I confessed it—and I’ll be whipped if i have to be. yet they’re speakin’ of witchcraft. Betty’s no longer witched. Parris. Abigail, i can't pass prior to the congregation while i do know you haven't opened with me. What did you do together with her within the woodland? Abigail. We did dance, uncle, and if you leaped out of the bush so without notice, Betty was once fearful after which she fainted. And there’s the complete of it. Parris. baby. take a seat you down. Abigail (quavering, as she sits). i might by no means damage Betty. i like her dearly.