Friday, July 26, 2013

Period Drama Quotes Quiz Answers!

Here are the answers to last weeks' game! Thank you so much to everyone who played! : )

                                                            #1  Miss Potter

  Beatrix Potter: Looking back, the city and I never much like each other. After all, an unmarried woman was expected to behave in very particular ways, which did not include traipsing around from publisher to publisher with a gaggle of friends.

                                          #2  Bright Star

 Toots: Mama, Fanny wants a knife.
 Mrs. Brawne: Whatever for?
 Toots: To kill herself.

                                    #3 Our Mutual Friend

  Noddy Boffin: Quack! goes the duck, meow! goes the cat, bow, wow, wow! goes the dog!

                                         #4 East of Eden

  Mrs. Trask: I named him Adam, like in the Bible. Page one, if you've a mind to take it up.

                                      #5 True Grit (2010)

Mr. Barlow: Tell us, Mr. Mr. Cogburn, in your four years as U.S. Marshall, how many men have you shot?
Rooster Cogburn: Shot or killed?
Mr. Barlow: Let us restrict it to killed so that we may have a more manageable figure!

                                              #6 Angel

Angel Deverell: Everyone always told me my dreams were lies, because I said out loud wht I should have kept secret. But all I ever wanted was to make it true: to wish and to wish and to wish, and to make it true.
(I don't recommend this move either, but for some reason I've always loved this line!) : )

Dear Mr. Pinch!!!

                                   #7 Martin Chuzzlewit

Augustus Moddle: Do you care what happens to you?
Mr. Pinch: Well, yes, I must admit I do.
Augustus Moddle: I don't. The elements may have me when they please!

  #8 Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Mrs. Palmer: Mr. Palmer, if only Mr. Willoughby had gone home to Combe Magna, we could have taken Miss Marianne to see him, for we live but half a mile away.
Mr. Palmer: Five and a half.
Mrs. Palmer: No, I cannot believe it is that far, for you can see the place from the top of our hill. Is it really five and a half? No, I cannot believe it.
Mr. Palmer: Try.

                                         #9 Little Dorrit

Jeremiah Flintwinch: And are you afraid of me?
Amy Dorrit: No, sir.
Flintwinch: Well, you ought to be. 'Cause I'm a terror when I'm roused.

Yes, I know this picture is not from that scene, but it was one of the only ones I could find of them together.

             #10 Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil

Horatio Hornblower: England, sir?
Captain Pellew: Yes, England, boy! A big, damp, foggy island nor-noreast of Ushant. Think yo ucan find it?
Horatio: Yes, sir.

                                      #11 Jane Eyre (2011)

Jane Eyre: Am I a machine without feelings? Do you think that because I am poor, obscure, plain and little that I am soulless and heartless? I have as much soul as you and full as much heart. And if God had posessed me with with beauty and wealth, I could make it as hard for you to leave me as I to leave you!

                              #12 Great Expectations (1998)

Pip: It seems that these past few years I have been harbouring an illusion. More than one, in fact...And you humoured them. You led me on.
Miss Havisham: Yes, I let you go on.
Pip: Was that kind?
Miss Havisham: Who am I, for God's sake, that I should be kind?

                                                           Players' Scores

                                                            Sadie Ann - 140 points
                                                         Miss Dashwood- 60 points
                                                             Hamlette - 20 points
                                                              Isabella - 10 points

What other sorts of games would you enjoy?


  1. Oh yes I enjoyed it immensely! ;) Though I didn't know more then half of those, nor have I watched them, I am so behind for being in a family who LOVES period dramas, so I guess I will have to scheduled a night for each one, m'dear you have inspired me to watch those! Hopefully I will come back to this blog with more knowledge! :P


  2. I'm glad you enjoyed the game, Bella! : ) And I do highly recommen watching most of these movies...just make sure you don't schedule a night for East of Eden. ; P

    ~Emma Jane


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