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: I never complained. I've lived like this half the time - washing clothes, cooking food over a gas jet, but I loved him. And if all that came with him, I was willing to take care of it. I thought he knew that.
: [to Magnolia
] Once a girl like you starts to love a man, she don't stop so easy. Magnolia
: Well, couldn't you stop loving Steve if he treated you mean? Julie
: No, honey, no matter what he did.
: He's a murderer! Magnolia
: Mama! Parthy
: You're letting my daughter marry a murderer! Cap'n Andy Hawks
: Who's the murderer? Parthy
: That Ravenal! He killed a man. Magnolia
: Gay! Cap'n Andy Hawks
: Then why ain't he in jail, or hanged? The Sheriff
: The jury figured the gentleman he killed oughta went anyhow. Parthy
: Andy Hawks, are you going to stand there and let your only child marry a murderer? Cap'n Andy Hawks
: Oh don't be so narrow minded, Mrs. Hawks, I killed a man myself once. Parthy
: You killed? Cap'n Andy Hawks
: Yes, me. Now, are you comin' with us, or ain't you? They're going to be married. Parthy
: Married to a murderer! Oh!
] Ellie May Chipley
: She's fainted. Cap'n Andy Hawks
: Are you sure? The Sheriff
: She's out. Cap'n Andy Hawks
: Good! Now we'll go on with the wedding.
Ellie May Chipley
: Nolie, what's the matter? Is Gay hurt? Magnolia
: No. Ellie, you read it. I may believe it if I hear somebody else say it.
: [the actors are performing the play "The Parson's Bride" on the show boat. Rubber Face, the prop and sound effects man, mistakenly moos like a cow instead of doing a doorbell sound effect
] Moo! Magnolia
: [in character as Miss Lucy
] Ah, there's the bell. It must be Parson Brown at last! Gaylord Ravenal
: [enters in character as Parson Brown
] Good evening, Miss Lucy! I was absorbed in meditation and did not realize night had fallen. Magnolia
: The days are growing shorter, Hamilton, but they're long when one is waiting! Gaylord Ravenal
: As I came across the field I saw the cattle driven home by your faithful dog. Rubber Face
: [growing ever louder
] Mooo! MOOOO!
[Ravenal rolls his eyes in exasperation
] Cap'n Andy Hawks
: [to Rubber face
] Shut up!
: [borrowing Magnolia's jewels so that he can pawn them
] Don't worry darling, it's only temporary. I'll get them back for you. Magnolia
: Everything can be temporary - -except us.
: [to Gaylord Ravenal
] I know there's no other woman... no flesh-and-blood woman. But I can't fight this Lady Luck of yours, this fancy queen in her green felt dress.
: Julie, nothing's changed. Julie
: [embracing Magnolia
] Oh Nollie, Nollie, always true! Stay happy now.
: How are your others? Gaylord Ravenal
: Huh? What's that, honey? Magnolia
: Your other bets! Yesterday's and last night's and all those "one last round before we break it up" bets! Were they just as good?
] Cap'n Andy Hawks
: [while Joe and chorus are singing the last verse of "Ol' Man River"
] If you go up front, you'll find a new water barrel. It ain't much different from the old one. Magnolia Hawks
: Look Gay, there's Kim!
[Kim and Ravenal embrace
: [singing with chorus
] But Ol' Man River,/ He jes' keeps rollin' along!