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Rifleman Harris (Character)
from Sharpe's Waterloo (1997) (TV)

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Sharpe's Rifles (1993) (TV)
[Sharpe is asking his men about their pasts]
Sharpe: Well?
Harris: Harris. From Wheatley in Oxfordshire.
Sharpe: And previously?
Harris: A courtier to my lord Bacchus and an unremitting debtor.
Sharpe: You're a rake and a wastrel, Harris. Is there anything you *can* do?
Harris: I can read, sir.

Patrick Harper: We don't want to go south, sir.
Richard Sharpe: And what the hell do I care what you and the lads want, eh? You think the British Army's a bloody dem...
Richard Sharpe: Dem...
Harris: Democracy, sir. Comes from the Greek word "demos" and means "rule by-"
Richard Sharpe: Shut up, Harris!

Sharpe's Enemy (1994) (TV)
Harris: I'll trade you a Voltaire, and a filthy book by the Marquis De Sade, for your Sir Augustus, sir.

Patrick Harper: [the Chosen Men are trying to scare the newly arrived 60th Rifles] May God help them, Mr. Cooper.
Rifleman Cooper: These poor souls, don't know Mr. Sharpe, do they, Sgt. Harper?
Patrick Harper: They don't Mr. Cooper
Rifleman Hagman: They don't know Mr. Sharpe saved Wellington's life, do they, Sgt. Harper?
Patrick Harper: They don't Mr. Hagman.
Harris: They don't know Mr. Sharpe shot three dragoons out of the saddle in thirty seconds do they, Sgt. Harper?
Patrick Harper: They certainly don't, Mr. Harris.
Rifleman Hagman: I bet they don't know Mr. Sharpe shot a man just for having rust on his trigger!
Rifleman Cooper: They don't, Mr. Hagman.
Rifleman Perkins: I bet they don't know Mr. Sharpe shot an officer, just for having dust on his buttons!
[the others pause and stare at Perkins]
Patrick Harper: [resumes] Well what was it Mr. Sharpe says makes a good soldier, Mr. Cooper?
Rifleman Cooper: Remind me again, Sarge.
Patrick Harper: What Major Sharpe says makes a good soldier is the ability to be able to fire three rounds a minute, in any weather.
Rifleman Cooper: Oh I should remember that.
Patrick Harper: Shush, boys. Here he comes: the Devil himself!
[Sharpe arrives]

Sharpe's Honour (1994) (TV)
Rifleman Perkins: [the riflemen are telling jokes and laughing] I got one for you! Where does Napoleon keep his armies?
Rifleman Harris: I don't know, Perkins. Where does Napoleon keep his armies?
Rifleman Perkins: Up his sleevies!
[the riflemen laugh]

Sharpe's Waterloo (1997) (TV)
Hagman: Harris?
Harris: Hm?
Hagman: What's your first name?

Sharpe's Gold (1995) (TV)
Rifleman Skillicorn: [on the provosts] They're thieve takers, so that makes them thieves themselves.
Rifleman Harris: Well, Skillicorn! He doesn't say much but when he does you have to listen.