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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Town Clerk: Jack Sparrow.
Jack Sparrow: Captain... Captain Jack Sparrow.
Town Clerk: ...for your willful commission of crime against the crown. Those crimes being numerous in quantity and sinister in nature...
Elizabeth: This is wrong...
Governor Swann: Commodore Norrington is bound by the law, as are we all.
Town Clerk: ...impersonating an officer of the Royal Navy; impersonating a clergy of the Church of England...
Jack Sparrow: Oh yeah, heh heh
Town Clerk: ...arson; kidnapping; perjury; piracy; pilfering; deprivation of a Federal Loyalist. For these crimes you will be hung by the neck until dead. May God have mercy on your soul.

Elizabeth: [Elizabeth and Jack have just been rescued from the rumrunners' island] But we've got to save Will!
Governor Swann: No! You're safe now. We will return to Port Royal immediately, not go gallivating after pirates!
Elizabeth: Then we comdemn him to death!
Governor Swann: The boy's fate *is* regrettable... but then, so was his decision to engage in piracy.

Young Elizabeth: I think it'd be rather exciting to meet a pirate.
Norrington: Think again, Miss Swann. Vile and dissolute creatures, the lot of them. I intend to see that any man who sails under a pirate flag or wears a pirate brand gets what he deserves: a short drop and a sudden stop.
Mr. Gibbs: [Mr. Gibbs poses as if he's been hanged]
Governor Swann: Lt. Norrington, I appreciate your fervor, but I'm concerned about the effect this subject will have upon my daughter.
Norrington: My apologies, Gov. Swann.
Young Elizabeth: Actually, I find it all fascinating.
Governor Swann: Yes. That's what concerns me.

[Elizabeth is being laced into a corset]
Governor Swann: Elizabeth, how's it coming?
Elizabeth: It's difficult to say.
Governor Swann: I'm told it's the latest fashion in London.
Elizabeth: Well, women in London must have learned not to breathe.

Norrington: You forget your place, Turner.
Will Turner: It's right here. Between you and Jack.
Elizabeth: As is mine.
Governor Swann: Elizabeth. Lower your weapons. For goodness sake, put them down.
Norrington: So, this is where your heart truly lies, then?
Elizabeth: It is.

Elizabeth: I had a dream about you last night.
Will Turner: About me?
Governor Swann: Elizabeth, is that entirely proper for you to c...
Elizabeth: About the day we met. Do you remember?

Governor Swann: Hang him.
Norrington: Keep your guns on him, men. Gillette, fetch some irons.
[Pulls up Jack's sleeve]
Norrington: Well, well, well Jack Sparrow, isn't it?
Jack Sparrow: Captain Jack Sparrow, if you please sir.
Norrington: I don't see your ship, Captain.
Jack Sparrow: I'm in the market, as it were.

Governor Swann: Even a good decision if made for the wrong reasons can be a wrong decision.

Governor Swann: Do pass my compliments on to your master.
Will Turner: I shall.
[pauses]
Will Turner: A craftsman is always proud to hear his work is appreciated.

Governor Swann: So, this is the path you've chosen? After all, he is a blacksmith.
Elizabeth: No.
[pause]
Elizabeth: He's a pirate.


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Guard: Mr. Swann...
Governor Weatherby Swann: *Governor* Swann, still. Do you think I wear this wig to keep my head warm?

Governor Weatherby Swann: Now, where's that dog with the keys?

Governor Weatherby Swann: You have no reason and no authority to arrest this man!
Lord Cutler Beckett: In fact I do. Here is the warrant for the arrest of one William Turner.
Governor Weatherby Swann: ...This warrant is for Elizabeth Swann!
Lord Cutler Beckett: Oh, is it? That's annoying. My mistake, arrest her too.

Governor Weatherby Swann: We must find out own avenue to secure your freedom.
Will Turner: Is that a lack of faith in Jack, or in me?
Governor Weatherby Swann: That you would risk your life to save Sparrow's does not mean that he would do the same for anyone else.

Governor Weatherby Swann: I've arranged passage to England. The captain is a friend of mine.
Elizabeth Swann: No! Will's got to find Jack!
Governor Weatherby Swann: We cannot count on William Turner.
Elizabeth Swann: He's a better man then you give him credit for.
Governor Weatherby Swann: This is no time for innocence! Beckett has offered one pardon only and that is promised to Jack Sparrow. Even if Will succeeds. Do not ask me to endure the sight of my daughter walking to the gallows. Perhaps I can ensure a fair trail for Will if he returns.
Elizabeth Swann: A fair trial ends in a hanging.
Governor Weatherby Swann: Then there is nothing left for you here.

Governor Weatherby Swann: Captain...
[the Captain falls dead revealing Mr. Mercer]
Mr. Mercer: Evening, Governer. Shame that. He was carryin' this.
[Holds up letters]
Mr. Mercer: It's a letter to the King. It's from you.
Governor Weatherby Swann: No...
[Turns back toward the carriage]
Governor Weatherby Swann: [a group of soldiers arrive to check the carriage]
Governor Weatherby Swann: Elizabeth.
Mr. Mercer: [Grabs Governer Swann] Where is she?
Governor Weatherby Swann: Who?


Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
[Elizabeth sees her father in a boat that headed towards the land of the dead and is trying to get off the ship to him]
Tia Dalma: She must not leave the ship!
[she and most of the crew members rush towards her to stop her]
Elizabeth Swann: Father!
Governor Swann: I'll give your love to your mother, shall I?
Elizabeth Swann: Father!
[Will grabs her and holds onto her while she cries]
Will Turner: [to Tia] Is there a way?
Tia Dalma: [shakes her head] Him at peace.

Governor Swann: Elizabeth! Are you dead?
Elizabeth Swann: [shakes her head, whispers] No, no.
Governor Swann: I think I am.


Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) (VG)
Governor Weatherby Swann: Jack Sparrow!
Captain Jack Sparrow: [being chased by red coats] I'm a bit pressed for time Governor!