A Streetcar Named Desire

by: Tennessee Williams

Scene Eight

1

It’s the first time in my entire experience with men, and I’ve had a good deal of all sorts, that I’ve actually been stood up by anybody!

2

I hope you’re pleased with your doings. I never had so much trouble swallowing food in my life, looking at that girl’s face and the empty chair!

3

You healthy Polak, without a nerve in your body, of course you don’t know what anxiety feels like!