Although drawn to Meggie, Rev. de Bricassart leaves the parish to begin his climb in the Church hierarchy. The Clearys (Jean Simmons and Richard Kiley) agree to run Drogheda, a decision that leads to catastrophe and death.
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When Paddy is riding around in the thunderstorm that leads to the fires, it clearly bright sunshine and a cloudless sky, as evidenced by the ground around him. See more
Oh I don't understand you. Neither of you. I don't understand that kind of love!
Oh, poor little Meggie. You still think love can save us. It's more killing than hate. Hate is so clean, so simple, like being in the ring. With hate, you just keep hitting; you hit until they stop hitting back. With love, they never stop.