John Thornton: You're coming home with me?
Nicholas Higgins: [about Thornton] He's a funny one. I can't make him out.
Margaret Hale: Ah. Now you'll definitely be drummed out of the Union,for thinking not so badly about a master!
John Thornton: I do not wish to posses you. I wish to marry you because I love you!
Margaret Hale: Well you shouldn't, for I do not like you.