Quotation by John Osborne

Miss Western: Well, unless I am deceived, my niece is desperately in love.
Squire Western: In love! In love! Without my consent! I'll disinherit her, and turn her out of doors stark naked without a farthing. Where is she?
Miss Western: Supposing she should have fixed on the very person you would have wished?
Squire Western: No, no. She can love who she pleases, but she'll marry the man I chose.
John Osborne (1929–1994), British playwright, screenwriter. Miss Western (Edith Evans), Squire Western (Hugh Griffith), Tom Jones, when Miss Western mistakenly believes Sophie (Susannah York) is in love with Blifil (David Warner) (1963).
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