LADY CORA natters on about their daughter’s doomed romance, but ROBERT is thinking Important Thoughts. “We’ve dreamed a dream, my dear, but now it is over. The world was in a dream before the war but now it’s woken up and said goodbye to it. And so must we.’’
Sweetheart, get me rewrite. And wake me when it’s over.
Alex Beam is a Globe columnist. His e-dress is firstname.lastname@example.org.