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"Downton Abbey" Episode #3.7 (TV Episode 2012) Poster

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(2012)

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[the estate manager has resigned because of Matthew's proposed changes, and Cora and Violet suggest that Robert offers the job to Tom]

Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: I'll do it on one condition - no, two. First, Matthew must agree.

Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham: He will.

Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: Second, you will both admit it when you realise you were wrong.

Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: Oh, well, that is an easy caveat to accept, because I'm *never* wrong.

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[to the other servants]

Alfred Nugent: They're showing a film tonight in the village hall. "Way Down East". It's about a wronged woman who survives in the wilderness through her own wits and courage.

Sarah O'Brien: [grimly] Blimey! They've stolen my life story!

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Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: [Edith is considering writing for a newspaper] Mama, talk to her. Talk to all of them. Say something sensible.

Isobel Crawley: Yes, let's hear how a woman's place is in the home.

Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: I do think a woman's place is eventually in the home, but I see no harm in her having some fun before she gets there.

Lady Edith Crawley: Oh Granny! Thank you!

Isobel Crawley: [to Violet] Have you changed your pills?

Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: [chuckles]

Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: And another thing. I mean, Edith isn't getting any younger. Perhaps she isn't cut out for domestic life.

Lady Edith Crawley: [sighs]

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