Tons of memorable lines, e.g.:
Whereabouts in the country?
-The Devon coast. Soldier Island.
I always think it's rather a weakness to be so affected by something in one's circumstances. Rather indulgent. Almost vain. We must be strong, Mrs. Rogers, especially in these times. We must be valiant...
and virtuous. We must be Englishwomen.
Although, you shouldn't call it a poem, Miss Claythorne. It's doggerel. Poetry should be uplifting.
She might look like the undead, but she can definitely cook.
Convention, Miss Claythorne, is what keeps us together in the face of impending chaos.
But why teach in a third-rate establishment producing third-rate girls? Barely worth your time and
effort, I would have thought.
I've had more than my fair share of lazy and vindictive staff.