Archive for the ‘George Bernard Shaw’ Category

Remember that you are a human being with a soul and the divine gift of articulate speech

Thursday, April 8th, 2010
frangipani

I get a kick out of the clues in dialogue. This Note Taker guy is a bit on the egotistical side. Who is he to act as if he has a right to decide who should live or die, based on style of speech? And that flower girl – she’s spunky, isn’t she?

Now that we have our bearings from this bit of scripted dialogue, let’s add a layer. After Shaw’s death…

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The test of a man or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel

Sunday, March 28th, 2010
woman

Anybody can behave well when things are going smoothly. Now you said to-day, at that iniquitous club, that you were not a womanly woman. Very well: I don’t mind. But if you are not going to behave…

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