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STAGE: "The lighting should be pink and intimate..."
"...until the inspector arrives and then it should be brighter and harder."
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INSPECTOR: "Your daughter isn't living..."
"...on the moon."
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SHELIA: "Except for all..."
"...last summer when you never came near me."
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MRS BIRLING: "When you're married..."
"...you'll realise that men with important work to do and spend nearly all their time and energy on business."
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INSPECTOR: "One person and..."
"...line of inquiry at a time."
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INSPECTOR: "It's better to ask..."
"...for the earth than to take it."
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"ERIC enters looking..."
"...extremely pale and distressed."
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GERALD: "I hate those..."
"...hard eyed dough faced women."
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MRS BIRLING: "You seem to have..."
"...made a great impression on this child."
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SHEILA: "oh it's wonderful..."
"...look mummy isn't it a beauty?"
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SHEILA: "But these girls aren't..."
"...cheap labour they're people!"
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MR BIRLING: "The Germans ..."
"...don't want war."
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INSPECTOR: "A nice little promising life there..."
"...and a nasty mess someone made of it."
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ERIC: "I was a bit..."
"...squiffy."
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GERALD: " But then I noticed a girl who was..."
"...quite different, she was very pretty."
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MRS BIRLING: "Please don't..."
"...contradict me like that."
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"She [SHEILA] looks at it closely..."
"...gives a half stifled sob and then runs out."
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MR BIRLING: "Titanic ..."
"...absolutely unsinkable."
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"The INSPECTOR need not be a big man but he creates at once..."
"...an impression of massiveness solidity and purposefulness"
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INSPECTOR: "One Eva Smith has gone but there are millions and millions..."
"...of Eva Smiths and John smiths still left with is their hopes and fears all intertwined with the things we say and think and do."
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ERIC: "Well I was I that state..."
"...when a chap easily turns nasty."
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MRS BIRLING: "Yes we've done..."
"...a great deal of work in helping deserving cases."
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GERALD: "I became at once..."
"...the most important person in her life."
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SHEILA: "So I'm really..."
"...responsible?"
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SHEILA: "At least I'm trying..."
"...to tell the truth."
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MR BIRLING: "A heavy-looking, rather portentous man in his middle fifties..."
"...but rather provincial in his speech"
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INSPECTOR: "We do not live alone,..."
"...we are members of one body."
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MR BIRLING: "We hardheaded..."
"...practical businessmen."
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ERIC: "I wasn't in love with her or anything..."
"...but she was a good sport."
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ERIC: "You're not the kind of father..."
"...a chap could turn to when he's in trouble."
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MRS BIRLING: "Simply a piece of..."
"...gross impertinence."
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SHEILA: "She was the right type for it..."
"...just as I was the wrong type."
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SHEILA: "But she was pretty..."
"...and looked as if she could take care of herself."
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GERALD: "Nearly any..."
"...man would have done."
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INSPECTOR: "And I tell you that the time will soon come when if men will not learn this lesson..."
"...they will be taught it in fire and blood an anguish."
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MR BIRLING: "You'd think everybody has to look after everybody else as if..."
"...we're all mixed up together like bees in a hive community and all that nonsense."
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GERALD: "She was... very"
"... gallant about it."
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ERIC: "My child..."
"...your own grandchild, you killed them both."
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ERIC: "You told us that a man..."
"...has to look after himself."
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SHEILA: "You mustn't build up..."
"...a wall between us and that girl, if you do the inspector will just break it down."
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MRS BIRLING: "But I think..."
"...she only had herself to blame."
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GERALD: "I'm rather more..."
"...upset than I probably appear."
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SHEILA: "You were the wonderful fairy prince..."
"...you must have adored it."
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MR BIRLING: "She'd had a lot to say..."
"... far too much, so she had to go."
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ERIC: "You're beginning to..."
"...pretend now that nothing's really happened."
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GERALD: "Attractive chap rather too manly to..."
"be dandy, but very much the easy well bred young man about town."
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SHEILA: "It frightens me..."
"...the way you speak."
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MRS BIRLING: "So I used my influence..."
"...to have it refused."
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ERIC: "The girls dead and we..."
"...all helped kill her."
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MR BIRLING: "Look Inspector I'd give..."
"...thousands, yes, thousands."
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MRS BIRLING: "Go and look for the father of the child..."
"...it's his responsibility."
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MRS BIRLING: "A rather cold woman and..."
"...her husband's social superior."
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ERIC: "Not quite at ease..."
"...and half assertive."
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MRS BIRLING: "You're quite wrong to suppose..."
"...I should regret what I did."
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MR BIRLING: "The famous..."
"younger generation, and they can't even take a joke."
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ERIC: "I don't see much nonsense about it..."
"...when a girl's dead."
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SHEILA: "He's giving us the rope..."
"...so we can hang ourselves."
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INSPECTOR: "If there's nothing else we'll have to..."
"...share our guilt."
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MRS BIRLING: "Really from the way you children talk..."
"...you might be wanting to help him instead of us."
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SHEILA: "I'll never do that again..."
"...to anybody."
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Card 2

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"...on the moon."

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INSPECTOR: "Your daughter isn't living..."

Card 3

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"...last summer when you never came near me."

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Card 4

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"...you'll realise that men with important work to do and spend nearly all their time and energy on business."

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Card 5

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"...line of inquiry at a time."

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ellielushi

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analyse the quote

mrwb9876

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ellie... do it yourself its not astrophysics is it

mrwb9876

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really good thanks

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