Bertie: However this turns out...I don't know how to thank you for what you've done.
Lionel: (pause) Knighthood?
The two men share a smile: Lionel's is jesting while Bertie's is fraught with nervous tension. The latter's mood passes to the other man and he adopts a more solemn expression.
Lionel: Forget everything else and just say it to me.