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  • Merton Densher: My heart is sore pained within me, and the terrors of death are fallen upon me. Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and the horror hath overwhelmed me. And I said, "Oh that I had wings like a dove! For then would I fly away, and be at rest."
    Merton Densher: My heart is sore pained within me, and the terrors of death are fallen upon me. Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and the horror hath overwhelmed me. And I said, 'Oh that I had wings like a dove! For then would I fly away, and be at rest.'


  • Merton Densher: Millie, what can I do to persuade you?
    Millie Theale: Don't! We're beyond that you and I. I love you--both of you.
    Merton Densher: I'm so sorry. I'm so sorry!


  • Millie Theale: Do I look like I can climb a church scaffold?
    Merton Densher: You can do anything you want.
    Millie Theale: No anymore. I can't fool myself forever.


  • Kate Croy: You're still in love with her.
    Merton Densher: I was never in love with her.
    Kate Croy: While she was alive, no.
    Merton Densher: I'm sorry, Kate. I'm so sorry.


  • Kate Croy: Every time she looks at you, and every time she smiles, don't forget I love you more.


  • Merton Densher: You want me to seduce a dying girl? And you really think she'll just leave me all her money.
    Kate Croy: Yes.
    Merton Densher: Why?
    Kate Croy: Because I know her. I know how she loves.


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