HOUSEKEEPER: And no ‘Hanky Panky’ Grimes or it will be the worse for you, so mind you keep to your business.
GRIMES: Tha’s got un ‘ard tung n’ thine ‘ed Miss. Aver. Tha’s just lyk t’old Dame frum Vendale.
HOUSEKEEPER: i Grimes and rightly so. There’ll bi no thieving or you’ll be on the next boat visiting your friends in Botany Bay.
GRIMES: Thy cun trust mi lyk i’ wuz one uv thine uwn kin.
HOUSEKEEPER: We can but try Grimes…we can but try.
GRIMES: i miss…'appen wi can.
( short pause)
GRIMES: Can a caul ya Nanci?
(THE HOUSEKEEPER GIVES GRIMES A HARSH PIERCING GLANCE)
GRIMES: (Long pause)…Av y’eny sisters?