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: Well, Cora, will it please you to be a duchess? Glencora
: If it please you, it please me.
: [to Madame Max
] Well, when two women understand each other as thoroughly as we do, it can meither be love or contempt. We've chosen a better way.
: You'd clean Mr. Gresham's shoes if service to the country required it. Plantagenet
: I would even have you clean Mr. Gresham's shoes if the service of the country required it.
: [to Plantagenant about the Duke
] Better he die of drink than a tantrum... so much more dignified.
: I have told you, Duke, if you should remain as Prime Minister, someone must smile at your supporters. If not you, then me.
: [Angrily to Plantagenet
] You're becoming so autocratic, I'll have to go into women's rights.
: i read somewhere the other day that great ships always have little worms attached to them, but the great ships swim on, and there's nothing of the little worms. Plantagenet
: And the worms conquer at the last. Glencora
: They shall not conquer you.
: [Joking to Marie about a doctor
] He's killed more lords and ladies than Robespierre.
: I mean to show them they've got more than a Prime Minister to rule them. They have the Duke of Omnium. Marie Finn
: Not to mention his Duchess.
: Quite frankly, Lady Glen, Finn ain't been showing the right kind of form just lately. Well, it ain't just the right kind of form to get yourself talked about... as a married woman's lover. Glencora
] Don't be such an old woman, Barrington. I don't see why he should be cast aside just because of that.
[In a stage whisper
: It happens every day!
: What's the point of being alive if you don't enjoy yourself? Plantagenet
: Well, sometimes, Cora, my work is my enjoyment. Glencora
: Then I wish to God you'd look as if you enjoyed it.
: [to Plantagenet
] I do not love you as women do when they love their husband.