SAM CRAIG (reading stones): Old Farmer McCarty, I used to do chores for him. He had the lumbago.
JOE STODDARD: Yes, we brought Farmer McCarty here a number of years ago now.
SAM CRAIG (staring at Mrs. Gibbs*s knees): Why, this is my Aunt Julia....I'd forgotten that she'd ... of course, of course.
JOE STODDARD: Yes, Doc Gibbs lost his wife two-three years ago...about this time. And today's another pretty bad blow for him, too.
MRS. GIBBS (to SIMON STIMSON, in an even voice): That's my sister Carey's boy, Sam .. Sam Craig.
SIMON STIMSON: I'm always uncomfortable when they're around
(Thornton Wilder, Our Town)
(Annotation by me: Mrs. Gibbs and Simon Stimson are dead persons but they can speak. They are seated on chairs in a row like the graves in a cemetery. The knees of Mrs. Gibbs are to symbolize her headstone.)