“[They go downstairs with the other guests, passing sir robert chiltern and mrs. cheveley, who now enter.]
sir robert chiltern. And are you going to any of our country houses before you leave England, Mrs. Cheveley?
Mrs. Cheveley. Oh, no! I can't stand your English house-parties. In England people actually try to be brilliant at breakfast.
That is so dreadful of them! Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. And then the family skeleton is always reading family prayers. My stay in England really depends on you, Sir Robert. [Sits down on the sofa.]”