Mrs. Mary Smiling
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Mrs. Mary Smiling (Character)
from Cold Comfort Farm (1995) (TV)

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Cold Comfort Farm (1995) (TV)
Mrs. Smiling: I mean there probably isn't even a bathroom.
Flora Poste: It is Sussex, for goodness' sake.

Mrs. Smiling: In fact, when poetry is combined with ill-groomed hair and eccentric dress, it's generally fatal. You're very lucky, Elfine. He must have seen your finer points.

Mrs. Smiling: It's bad to be dewy-eyed around smart people, but you can always secretly despise them.

Mrs. Smiling: Of course you may stay here as long as you like. But I expect you should want to find some work to earn enough for a flat of your own.
Flora Poste: Work! What kind of work?
Mrs. Smiling: Oh, it's been ages since I've done any, but there must be something that would do... bookkeeping... beekeeping...