The gentleman is surely pleas'd to jest!
Now to be off in time, were best! She'd make the very devil marry her.
But ere you leave us, quickly tell! I from a witness fain had heard, Where,
how, and when my husband died and was interr'd. To forms I've always been
attached indeed, His death I fain would in the journals read.
Ay, madam, what two witnesses declare Is held as valid everywhere; A
gallant friend I have, not far from here, Who will for you before the judge
appear. I'll bring him straight.