"'Ey,Mam,how come I'm on free dinners?All the other kids laugh at me"
"Mum,I can't sleep,I'm hungry,I'm starvin'..."
"I know it's hard on all you kids"
"It's a pity it's so big"
"Myself,I believe that an adopted son can become one's own."
"Havin' babies,it's like clockwork to me"
"Oh God,Mrs Lyons,never put new shoes on a table...You never know what'll happen"
"There's shoes upon the table an' a joker in the pack"
"They say I'm incapable of controllin' the kids I've already got"
"They say I should put some of them into care.But I won't.I love the bones of every one of them."
"Give one to me"
"Please, Mrs Johnstone.Please."
"Are y' ...are y' that desperate to have a baby?"
"But a debt is a debt, and must be paid"
"please,please,they're a pair,they go together"
"I must have my baby"
"You swore on the Bible"
"she's cooing and cuddling him as if she were his mother"
"Edward is my son.Mine."
"They...they say that if either twin learns that he once was a pair,they shall both immediately die."
"Now y' know the devil's got your number"
"Gis a sweet"
"Yes, of course.Take as many as you want"
"See,this means that we're blood brothers,an' that we always have to stand by each other"
"There's no such thing as a bogey man.It's a-a superstition"
"I don't want you mixing with boys like that!"
"But you know that if you cross your fingers
And if you count from one to ten
You can get up off the ground again
It doesn't matter
The whole thing's just a game"