Onde o autor disparata, confidencia e plagia sem que alguém lhe relembre a etiqueta.
«No se puede vivir sin amar»
Yvonne is dazed from her journey and the Consul is dazed from drink. They converse briefly and impersonally, but Yvonne is filled with unspoken thoughts and feelings. Geoffrey offers her a drink; she declines: "You have one and I'll cheer." He points out an old woman with a chicken playing dominoes in a corner of the bar.