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Mary: “I assume you’re trying to make some sort of point.”
Cora: “He’s trying to show that a woman’s place is in the home.”
Tom: “But she knows a lot about Matthew’s plans, and that has value for me. Mrs. Crawley, what do you think?”
Isobel: “I’m afraid I’m on Mary’s side, Robert, if sides there must be.”
Robert: “There are no sides, not at all. I’m pleased if you’re pleased. I’m just saying, you [i.e. Mary] have some work to do. That is, if the letter turns out to be valid.”
Violet: “Which you very much hope it is not.”
I kind of hoped that the scheming sourpuss O'Brien, who bailed on the Countess at the very beginning of Part 1 ("like a thief in the night") would at least make a cameo return. But Siobhan Finneran (above) has left the show for good and is slated to play a woman who wins the lottery in a BBC series called The Syndicate.
Bates: “You have put up with so much that I couldn’t change, so if there’s ever the slightest thing that I could make better for you, then I will.”
Anna: “But how did you manage it?”
Bates: “Don’t I keep telling you? Prison was an education.”
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Random thought: Don't you love that marble statue of the boy and girl at the bottom of the stairs? I've searched the Highclere website but can't find out anything about it.
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