"you're just the son-in-law i always wanted"

"i'm talking as a hard-headed, practical man of business... there isn't a chance of war"

"... unsinkable, absolutley unsinkable"

"... a man has to make his own way- has to look after himself... community and all that nonsense"

" i can't accept responsibility."

" it's my duty to keep labour costs down."

"she'd have alot to say- far to much- she had to go."

" i've got to cover this up as soon as i can."

" probably a socialist or some sort of crank."

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" when you're married you'll realize that men with important work to do sometimes have to spend nearly all their time and energy on their business."

" you know of course that my husband was Lord Mayor only two years ago and that he's still a magistrate."

" i'm very sorry. But i think she had only herself to blame."

" Unlike the other three i did nothing i'm ashamed of."

" i accept no blame at all"; " i blame the young man who was the father of the child."

" you're not the type- you don't get drunk"

" i was the only one of you who didn't give in to him."

" Go and look for the father of the child. It's his responsibility." 

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" Don't be an ***, Eric"

" i've been so happy tonight. Oh i wish you hadn't told me"

" i think it was a mean thing to do. Perhaps that spoilt everything for her"

" These girls aren't cheap labour. They're people"

" You and I aren't the same people who sat down to dinner here"

" It doesn't matter now, of course- but was he really a police inspector?"

" Well he inspected us all right. And let's not start dodging and pretending now. Between us we drove that girl to suicide" 

" Mother, I think you're cruel and vile" 

" He's been steadily drinking too much for the past two years" 

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" He could have kept her on instead of throwing her out"

" I was in a state when a chap easily gets nasty"

" I didn't even remember- thta's a hellish thing"

" I got it- from the office... I intended to pay it back"

" ... my child - your own granchild- you killed them both- damn you, damn you"

" You lot may not be letting yourself out nicely, but I can't... we did her in all right" 

" ... you're the kind of father a chap could go to when he's in trouble" 

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" I know we'd have done the same thing"

" For God's sake- don't say anything to the inspector"

" All she wnated was to talk- a little friendliness"

" Sorry - i - well, I've suddenly realized - taken it in properly- that she's dead"

" Everything's all right now, Shelia. What about this ring?"

" She told me she'd been happier than she'd ever been before" 

" I didn't install here there so i could make love to her"

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" Burnt her inside out... she was in great agony"

" What happened to her... a chain of events"

" It's beter to ask for the earth than take it"

" Public men. Mr Birling, have responseibilities as well as privileges"

" ... each of you helped to kill her. Remember that, Never forget that"

" But just remember this... fire and blood and anguish. Good night" ( final speech)

" We have to share something. If there's nothing else, we'll have to share our guilt" 

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