If only people who have never been bullied could stop judging a character who was heavily bullied all her life just because she didn’t choose the politically correct way to stand up for herself.. .that would be great …
Mrs M: Going somewhere?
London. Flying visit.
You only just got back.
I know but, you know, something came up. Mrs M:
Something, or someone?
I know what you’re thinking, but you couldn’t be further from the truth.
Then why all the secrecy?
Believe me if I could tell you I would.
Oh yes, of course you would. If I wasn’t a nosy old gossip with ideas above her station. Well, I’ll wish your ladyship a pleasant journey. Lady F: Mrs McCarthy!
Father Brown, S5E2, The Labyrinth of the Minotaur 2/3