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Persuasion (2007 film) Quotes

Persuasion is a Costume drama that appeared on TV in 2007 on ITV (TV network). Persuasion completed its run in 1970.

It features David Snodin as producer, Martin Phipps as theme composer, and David Odd as head of cinematography.

Persuasion is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Persuasion is 92 minutes long. Persuasion is produced by Clerkenwell Films; WGBH-TV.

Persuasion Quotes

  • (Unnamed) "I imagined myself indifferent to her but I was only angry and resentful. Too late -- too late I began to understand myself and her. Never have I met her equal in good sense or sweetness of character. She's perfection itself. I've never loved any but her."
  • (Unnamed) "We are talking now of Anne Elliot?"
  • (Unnamed) "Of course. Who else?"
  • (Unnamed) "I have been charged by the Admiral -- That is Admiral Croft has been confidently informed that Mr. Elliot -- That everything is now set in your family for a marriage between yourself and Mr. Elliot. It was added that you were to live at Kellynch. The Admiral wished me to say that if this is the case that his lease will be canceled and he and my sister will find themselves another house -- What answer should I give the Admiral"
  • (Unnamed) "You will please thank the Admiral for me, but I must tell you that he is utterly misinformed."
  • (Unnamed) "Misinformed? Utterly?"
  • (Unnamed) "Quite mistaken."
  • (Unnamed) "No truth in any of it?"
  • (Unnamed) "None."
  • (Unnamed) "This is Henrietta and Louisa Musgrove, and this is Miss -- Elliot."
  • (Unnamed) "Miss Anne Elliot?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes."
  • (Unnamed) "Captain -- Captain. Are you going?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes."
  • (Unnamed) "Is the first half at least not worth staying for?"
  • (Unnamed) "No. There's nothing worth me staying for. Good night."
  • (Unnamed) "Come, come Anne. We must not be late. You cannot have forgotten that we have an invitation from Lady Dalrymple."
  • (Unnamed) "I regret I am already engaged to spend the evening with an old school-friend."
  • (Unnamed) "Not that sickly old widow in Westgate building?"
  • (Unnamed) "Mrs Smith. Yes."
  • (Unnamed) "Smith? Westgate building?"
  • (Unnamed) "Excuse me."
  • (Unnamed) "And who pray is Mrs Smith? One of the 5,000 thousand Smiths everywhere to be met with. Upon my word, Miss Anne, you have the most extraordinary taste. To place such a person ahead of your own family connections among the nobility of England and Ireland. Mrs Smith."
  • (Unnamed) "Perhaps she is not the only poor widow in Bath with little to live on and no surname of dignity. Good evening."
  • (Unnamed) "Miss Elliot, I can bear this no longer. You pierce my soul. I'm half agony, half hope. Unjust I may have been. Weak and resentful I have been, but never inconstant. I offer myself to you again with a heart even more your own than when you almost broke it eight years ago."
  • (Unnamed) "I have loved none but you. You alone have brought me to Bath. For you alone I think and plan. Have you not seen this?"
  • (Unnamed) "Anne. Who is Admiral Croft? And why does he cause you to be out of countenance? -- Anne."
  • (Unnamed) "Admiral Croft's wife is -- is --"
  • (Unnamed) "Mrs. Croft."
  • (Unnamed) "Indeed. And Mrs. Croft is the sister of Captain -- Frederick Wentworth."
  • (Unnamed) "Wentworth? I see. I see."
  • (Unnamed) "To think that soon he may be walking through this house."
  • (Unnamed) "Anne, you know your father thought him a most unsuitable match. He would never have countenanced an alliance he deemed so degrading."
  • (Unnamed) "He was not alone as I recall."
  • (Unnamed) "My dear, to become engaged at 19, in the middle of a war, to a young naval officer who had no fortune and no expectations. You would indeed be throwing yourself away. And I should have been failing in my duty as your godmother if I did not counsel against it. You were young and it was entirely prudent to break off the understanding."
  • (Unnamed) "I must say, though, the worst of Bath is the number of plain women. I frequently observe that one pretty face would be followed by five and thirty frights."

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