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Mr Elliot The Hangman: A difficult client can make things most distressing. Some of them tend to be very hysterical - so inconsiderate.
[to a poacher caught in a mantrap]
The Duke: Hoskins is now going to thrash you; then he'll let you go. Let this be a lesson to you not to poach on my land.

Mr Elliot: Even my lamented master, the great Mr Benny himself, never had the privilege of hanging a duke. What a finale to a lifetime in the public service!
Prison Governor: Finale?
Mr Elliot: Yes, I intend to retire. After using the silken rope... never again be content with hemp.

Sibella Holland: [sobs] Oh Louis! I don't want to marry Lionel!
Louis: Why not?
Sibella: He's so dull.
Louis: I must admit he exhibits the most extraordinary capacity for middle age that I've ever encountered in a young man of twenty-four.

Sibella: What would you say if she asked you about me?
Louis: I'd say that you were the perfect combination of imperfections. I'd say that your nose was just a little too short, your mouth just a little too wide. But yours was a face that a man could see in his dreams for the whole of his life. I'd say that you were vain, selfish, cruel, deceitful. I'd say that you were... Sibella.
Sibella: What a pretty speech.
Louis: I mean it.
Sibella: [seductively] Come and say it to me again.

Sibella: I've married the dullest man in London.
Louis: In England!
Sibella: In Europe!

[Last lines]
Tit Bits Reporter: Your grace. I represent the magazine Tit Bits by whom I'm commissioned to approach you for the publication rights of your memoirs.
'Louis : My memoirs? Oh, my memoirs. My memoirs. My memoirs!

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