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: The Americans have put a tail on Palmer. Colonel Ross
: How very tiresome of them.
: [shopping with Palmer
] Beef-A-Roni? Extraordinary.
: [after Palmer has shot Dalby
] I was counting on you being an insubordinate bastard, Palmer.
: [telling Palmer about his upcoming transfer to Major Dalby's department
] You won't have much time for cooking. Dalby *works* his men. And he doesn't have my sense of humor. Palmer
: [Said with a straight face
] Yes, sir. I will miss that, sir.
: [Inside a modern grocery store, picking up a can of mushrooms out of Palmer's shopping cart
] "Champignons"... You're paying ten pence more for a fancy French label. If you want mushrooms, you'd get better value on the next shelf. Palmer
: It's not just the label. These *do* have a better flavor. Colonel Ross
: Of course... You're quite the gourmet, aren't you?
: [Inside the modern grocery store
] I haven't seen you here before, sir. Colonel Ross
: No, well, I don't, um, really care for these American... shopping methods. One has to move with the times, I suppose, hmm?
: Stick *that* in my B-107. Colonel Ross
: Very funny.
: [Reporting to Col. Ross's office
] Sergeant Palmer, reporting as ordered. Colonel Ross
: Close the door... And don't slouch into my office like a pregnant camel. Stand to attention.
: You just love the army, don't you? Palmer
: Oh, yes, sir. I just love the army, sir.
: I want you to do a job for me. Palmer
: Have I any choice? Colonel Ross
: Frankly, no.
: I think that Vulkan is connected with this man Broum. Ross
: Brilliant, Palmer. Vulkan *is* this man Paul Louis Broum.
: Do you mean that Her Majesty's government employs ex-Nazis, sir? Ross
: [referring to Palmer himself
] And thieves, Palmer.
: Well, you've bungled the rest of it. Get rid of him. Harry Palmer
: Pardon? Ross
: *Kill* him. Harry Palmer
: I'm not killing anybody in cold blood. Ross
: Then provoke him, if that's going to satisfy your scruples.