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Griet (Character)
from Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
[to Vermeer, after seeing her own portrait for the first time]
Griet: You looked inside me...

[after bringing meat for the birth feast]
Pieter: Not even a smile for my pains?
Griet: Not today.
Pieter: Come on.
[she refuses]
Pieter: I shall put it in the book, then: "Owed by Griet: one smile."
[Griet gives in and smiles]

Griet: Good morning, madam.
Catharina: Don't speak until you are spoken to.

Pieter: Don't get caught up in his world.
Griet: I may only be a maid, but I would NEVER give in to Master Van Ruijven!
Pieter: I wasn't talking about Van Ruijven...

Griet: [enters the room, where Maria Thins and Catharina sit quietly by the fireplace, and curtsies]
Catharina: Yes?
Griet: Madam, shall I wash the windows?
Catharina: [Scoffs] You don't need to ask me about such matters.
Griet: It's may change the light.
[both Catharina and Maria Thins stare at Griet questioningly]