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  • Terry Randall: Oh, darling, youâ??re sweet... I wish you were going to be there to hold my hand.
    Terry Randall: Oh, darling, you're sweet... I wish you were going to be there to hold my hand.
    Kaye Hamilton: Iâ??ll be there... (Terry looks at her) ...in spirit.
    Kaye Hamilton: I'll be there... [Terry looks at her] ...in spirit.


  • Kaye Hamilton: I felt the same way a year ago. I felt like running and hiding from everyone... But after youâ??re through that opening speech, thereâ??s a thrill youâ??ll never forget. Itâ??s a thrill that can only come once.
    Kaye Hamilton: I felt the same way a year ago. I felt like running and hiding from everyone... But after you're through that opening speech, there's a thrill you'll never forget. It's a thrill that can only come once.
    Terry Randall: I canâ??t figure out whether itâ??s thrill or agony.
    Terry Randall: I can't figure out whether it's thrill or agony.
    Kaye Hamilton: It's both.


  • Anthony Powell: How long have you been coaching this girl?
    Catherine Luther: Iâ??ve only had her a month.
    Catherine Luther: I've only had her a month.
    Judy Canfield: Incredible: No one could possibly get that bad in a monthâ??s time .
    Judy Canfield: Incredible: No one could possibly get that bad in a month's time. .
    Anthony Powell: Incredible: No one could possibly get that bad in a month's time. .


  • Eve: Girls, I think we have a new queen bee for the hive.
    Judy Canfield: But the same Kingâ??King Anthony the first.
    Judy Canfield: But the same King, King Anthony the first.


  • Jean Maitland: Psst! Pardon me, thereâ??s a dust storm blowing up. (affectedly) Howjado.
    Jean Maitland: Psst! Pardon me, there's a dust storm blowing up. [affectedly] Howjado.
    Linda Shaw: (flaunting her sable coat) Have we met socially?
    Linda Shaw: [flaunting her sable coat] Have we met socially?
    Jean Maitland: I hope not â?? (taking in coat) A very nifty piece of jack- rabbit you have there.
    Jean Maitland: I hope not. [taking in coat] A very nifty piece of jack- rabbit you have there.
    Linda Shaw: Just a little trinket my Aunt Susan gave me.
    Jean Maitland: I think itâ??s terribly unselfish of these little animals to give up their lives to keep other animals warm.
    Jean Maitland: I think it's terribly unselfish of these little animals to give up their lives to keep other animals warm.
    Linda Shaw: Theyâ??re very smart little animals. They never make sacrifices for the wrong people.
    Linda Shaw: They're very smart little animals. They never make sacrifices for the wrong people.


  • Judy Canfield: If you werenâ??t so snooty you could have had a date with me tonight.
    Judy Canfield: If you weren't so snooty you could have had a date with me tonight.
    Jean Maitland: You can have my share of those timber wolves.
    Judy Canfield: They may be timber wolves to you, but theyâ??re meat and potatoes to me.
    Judy Canfield: They may be timber wolves to you, but they're meat and potatoes to me.
    Jean Maitland: Donâ??t you know any younger men?
    Jean Maitland: Don't you know any younger men?
    Judy Canfield: Iâ??m tired of buying dinners for younger men.
    Judy Canfield: I'm tired of buying dinners for younger men.


  • Jean Maitland: Do you mind if I ask you a personal question?
    Terry Randall: Another one?
    Jean Maitland: Are those trunks full of bodies?
    Terry Randall: (indicating trunks on either side of open one) Just thoseâ??but I donâ??t intend to unpack them.
    Terry Randall: [indicating trunks on either side of open one] Just those but I don't intend to unpack them.
    Jean Maitland: I was just thinking if the room got too crowded, we could live in the trunks.


  • Jean Maitland: When does your baggage get here? (It already fills the room)
    Jean Maitland: When does your baggage get here? [It already fills the room]
    Terry Randall: (opening one of several trunks) Iâ??m expecting the bulk of it in the morning.
    Terry Randall: [opening one of several trunks] I'm expecting the bulk of it in the morning.
    Jean Maitland: We could leave the trunks here and sleep in the hall. Thereâ??s no use crowding the trunks.
    Jean Maitland: We could leave the trunks here and sleep in the hall. There's no use crowding the trunks.
    Terry Randall: (taking out furs) I donâ??t know what weâ??re going to do when the wolf hounds arriveâ??I hope you donâ??t mind animals. (tosses fur on bed)
    Terry Randall: [taking out furs] I don't know what we're going to do when the wolf hounds arrive. I hope you don't mind animals. [tosses fur on bed]
    Jean Maitland: (picking up fur) Oh, not at all. Iâ??ve roomed with a great many of them before.
    Jean Maitland: [picking up fur] Oh, not at all. I've roomed with a great many of them before.
    Terry Randall: Yes, I can see that. (as she unpacks fur coat)
    Terry Randall: Yes, I can see that. [as she unpacks fur coat]
    Jean Maitland: (smelling the fur she picked up) Fresh killed?
    Jean Maitland: [smelling the fur she picked up] Fresh killed?
    Terry Randall: Yes, I trapped them myself.


  • Terry Randall: How expensive are your rooms?
    Mrs. Orcutt: Thirteen dollars if you share a room, with a girlâ??in advance.
    Mrs. Orcutt: Thirteen dollars if you share a room, with a girl in advance.
    Terry Randall: Well, that seems rather highâ??isnâ??t there some reduction by the week?
    Terry Randall: Well, that seems rather high isn't there some reduction by the week?
    Cast of Play: (Girls in living room giggling)
    Cast of Play: [girls in living room giggling]
    Mrs. Orcutt: It is thirteen dollars a week.
    Terry Randall: Oh, my mistake.


  • Terry Randall: The calla lilies are in bloom again.


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