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  • Drover: He was just another murderer (ie Picard)..... Nobody can help me decide this (ie the fate of Picard).
    Drover: He was just another murderer [ie Picard]..... Nobody can help me decide this. [ie the fate of Picard]
    Jean Picard: I'd better be going along, Gestapo clocks may be fast.
    Jean Picard: Somehow (Paris) is always beautiful before dark.
    Jean Picard: Somehow [Paris] is always beautiful before dark.
    Jean Picard: Tell (Marianne) .... we'll think of something.
    Jean Picard: Tell Marianne... we'll think of something.
    Drover: What is it that brought you (Picard) back (to turn himself in to the Gestapo).
    Drover: What is it that brought you [Picard] back. [to turn himself in to the Gestapo]
    Jean Picard: What time do they shoot me?
    Jean Picard: Its been a long road.
    Jean Picard: Yes, but it has a good ending.
    Gestapo Agent: You see, you forgot how to answer that one (a question that quizzed all captives).
    Gestapo Agent: You see, you forgot how to answer that one. [a question that quizzed all captives]


  • Innkeeper: She's (the horse) like France , too old too beat, too old to die.
    Innkeeper: She's [the horse] like France , too old too beat, too old to die.
    Marianne: I don't know, I don't understand these things. (the killing, the war)
    Marianne: I don't know, I don't understand these things. [the killing, the war]
    Jean Picard: There must be somewhere we can go.... we can find a new life somewhere..... you wait for me here.
    Marianne: I love you with all my heart (to Picard).
    Marianne: I love you with all my heart. [to Picard]


  • Jean Picard: I want to go to this village priest and clear my soul. (Picard gets "relgion" as he faces certain death on turning himself in. It was all an act to escape).
    Jean Picard: I want to go to this village priest and clear my soul. [Picard gets 'relgion' as he faces certain death on turning himself in. It was all an act to escape]
    Marianne: They're ready to turn you in. (the villagers suspect Picard of being the one the Germans are after).
    Marianne: They're ready to turn you in. [the villagers suspect Picard of being the one the Germans are after]
    Father Le Clerc: They would have turned you (the crowd) into murderers......the only crime is that you should believe them and send an innocent man (Picard) to his death.
    Father Le Clerc: They would have turned you [the crowd] into murderers......the only crime is that you should believe them and send an innocent man [Picard] to his death.
    Police Commissioner: Why were they (the crowd) gathered here?
    Police Commissioner: Why were they [the crowd] gathered here?
    Father Le Clerc: That my dear friend, is our affair.
    Jean Picard: I'm running away from more than those villagers.
    Marianne: Take me with you.
    Jean Picard: Its so late in so many ways. (kisses Marianne)
    Jean Picard: Its so late in so many ways. [kisses Marianne]


  • Jean Picard: I'm looking a that little pulse there in your throat. (talking to Marriane)
    Jean Picard: I'm looking a that little pulse there in your throat. [talking to Marriane]
    Drover: We've had enough fishing, both of us. (after wasting time fishing).
    Drover: We've had enough fishing, both of us. [after wasting time fishing]


  • Drover: No Picard, you have an appointment in Paris tonight.
    Jean Picard: At this point everybody in the world is trembling.
    Jean Picard: How better can a man live the last than three days of his life (on meeting Marianne.)
    Jean Picard: How better can a man live the last than three days of his life [on meeting Marianne]
    Marianne: We don't know where to turn or who to tell.
    Jean Picard: What? are all the men around here blind? (asking about Marianne's romances)
    Jean Picard: What? are all the men around here blind? [asking about Marianne's romances]


  • Drover: It wasn't my idea,[their plan to fool the Germans] there is always the guillotine you know.
    Drover: It wasn't my idea, [their plan to fool the Germans] there is always the guillotine you know.
    Drover: I intend to enjoy my pension some day. (chains Picard to the bed)
    Drover: I intend to enjoy my pension some day. [chains Picard to the bed]
    Jean Picard: Always the policeman, here I dig help to dig my own grave and you still don't trust me.


  • Jean Picard: At least it has more dignity than the guillotine. (being shot by a firing squad)
    Jean Picard: At least it has more dignity than the guillotine. [being shot by a firing squad]
    Jean Picard: A hundred innocent lives for one guilty one (his own)
    Jean Picard: A hundred innocent lives for one guilty one [his own]
    Jean Picard: I'll be honest with you, I do have a prejudice against the guillotine.
    Jean Picard: A hundred men you could have saved and didn't.
    Drover: I'm willing to risk everything on a theif and a murderer (he will release Picard to be caught by the Germans and certain death for Picard)
    Drover: I'm willing to risk everything on a theif and a murderer [he will release Picard to be caught by the Germans and certain death for Picard]
    Father Le Clerc: Anything that maintain a free spirit is worth a life.
    Jean Picard: What's wrong with [a name like] Emile on a tombstone? Sounds like a hair dresser.


  • Jean Picard: My head comes off the way it is (he was being shaved for the guillotine).
    Jean Picard: My head comes off the way it is. [he was being shaved for the guillotine]
    Jean Picard: I said it was the floor. Isn't that blunt enough? (when asked about his using a blunt intstrument to kill someone)
    Jean Picard: I said it was the floor. Isn't that blunt enough? [when asked about his using a blunt intstrument to kill someone]
    Henri Duval: Even if I could, the whole world is asleep.
    Louise: You look like you got caught in an air raid.
    Henri Duval: I see you helped yourself to my best suit. (Picard was dressed in Duval's suit as he needed a change of clothes)
    Henri Duval: I see you helped yourself to my best suit. [Picard was dressed in Duval's suit as he needed a change of clothes]
    Drover's Wife: Well, it said coffee on the bag. (Her husband Drover asked her what awful coffee he just drank)
    Drover's Wife: Well, it said coffee on the bag. [her husband Drover asked her what awful coffee he just drank]
    Louise: If anyone told me I would take a train clear across France, I'd laugh in his face.
    Jean Picard: Then laugh in mine, sweetheart.


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