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: How else are we supposed to get Father's attention? Brigitta
: Yes. Maria
: Well, we'll have to think about that one.
: I'm Liesl. I'm sixteen years old and I don't need a governess.
: [singing with the children at the Villa
] So long, farewell, au revoir, auf Wiedersehen! I'd like to stay and taste my first champagne. Yes? Captain von Trapp
: [narrating a "telegram" for Liesl
] Dear Liesl, I would like to tell you how I feel about you STOP Unfortunately, this wire is already too expensive Sincerely, Rolfe Liesl
: [sounded offended
] Sincerely? Rolfe
: Cordially? Liesl
: [turning away
] Cordially? Rolfe
[Liesl smiles and throws her arms around his neck
: Dear Father, now I know why You sent me here. To help these children prepare for a new mother. And I pray this will become a happy family in Thy sight. God bless the captain. God bless Liesl and Friedrich. God bless Louisa, Brigitta, Marta and little Gretl. And I forgot the other boy. What's his name? Well, God bless what's-his-name. God bless the Reverend Mother and Sister Margaretta and everybody at the abbey. And now, dear God, about Liesl. Help her know that I'm her friend and help her tell me what she's been up to. Liesl
: Are you going to tell on me? Maria
: Help me to be understanding so I may guide her footsteps. In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. Liesl
: I was out walking and somebody locked the doors early. I didn't want to wake everybody, so when I saw your window open. You're not going to tell Father, are you? Maria
: How in the world did you climb up here? Liesl
: It's how we always got in to play tricks on the governess. Louisa can make it with a whole jar of spiders in her hand. Maria
: Spiders? Liesl, were you out walking all by yourself? If we wash that dress tonight, nobody would notice it tomorrow. You could put this on. Take your dress and put it to soak in the bathtub. Come back here and sit on the bed, and we'll have a talk. Liesl
: I told you today I didn't need a governess. Well, maybe I do.
: [upon receiving her first kiss from Rolfe
Liesl von Trapp
: I'm Liesl. I'm 16 years old and I don't need a governess. Maria Rainer
: I'm glad you told me. We'll just be friends.