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J. B. - Scenes 3, 4, 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Sarah stands at the table, arranging flowers. JB watches. They notice two drunken soldiers across the street, and Sarah suggests that they must have a message for them from their son David who's off at war. One of the servants lets the soldiers in, and it soon becomes clear that they are indeed quite drunk.

As the Soldiers testily talk over each other in their drunken enthusiasm, Sarah invites them to sit by the fire. They say that they've come to tell Sarah and JB that they knew their son and to drink to him. JB pours drinks as the Soldiers make themselves comfortable. Sarah tells them to put their feet up, saying their feet aren't too dirty and that David's are probably much dirtier after so much marching. One of the Soldiers agrees that David's feet are a lot dirtier. The other Soldier comments...

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