Mame punctuates this monologue with a regular and excusable "My land!"
At last there was a lull in the monologue and I arose and said I must be going.
I was shaving during this monologue of Mammy's, with my back to her.
Conversation during the meal was, for the most part, a monologue by the captain.
Still the only reply to his monologue was the chugging of the engine.