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Mildred Pierce: You look down on me because I work for a living, don't you? You always have. All right, I work. I cook food and se ...
Mildred Pierce: And just what do you do, Mr. Beragon?
Monte Beragon: I loaf. Oh, in a decorative and highly charming manner.<
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Monte Beragon: When I'm close to you like this, there's a sound in the air like the beating of wings. Do you know what that is? ...
Veda Pierce: It's all right, Miriam, she's my mother.
Miriam: No kiddin'. I didn't know you had a mother.
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Really, Barbara, you go on as if religion were a pleasant subject. Do have some sense of propriety.
Undershaft: Alcohol is a very necessary article. It heals the sick--Barbara: It does nothing of the sort. Undershaft: Well, it ass ...
It was in and about the Martinmas time,
When the green leaves were afalling,
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Up rose old Barbara Frietchie then,
Bowed with her fourscore years and ten;
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Honor to her! and let a tear
Fall, for her sake, on Stonewall's bier.
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...that broken reed of a staff, which will pierce the hand of anyone who leans on it.
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