Saturday, August 17, 2013

Let's Have Those Quote Quiz Answers

Time for the answers to our quote quiz! (And some quotes have pictures and some do not.  Simply because I didn't feel like finding pictures for each one).  

"You're like an ocean breeze. Not that you smell like fish or anything."
~Felix King, Road to Avonlea ("Woman of Importance," season 7)

Algernon Moncrieff: "Oh! I am not really wicked at all, cousin Cecily. You mustn't think that I am wicked."
Cecily Cardew: "If you are not, then you have certainly have been deceiving us all in a very inexcusable manner. I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy."
~The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)

Isabella Knightley: "You are behaving strangely, not yourself. You did not wish to go to dinner with the Cavendishes. You did not want to take the boys to find frogs in the park."
John Knightley: "Some might say that hesitation was a perfectly normal response to both those invitations."
~Emma (2009)

"I was looking for a draft of noble Norman wine, when down in the cellar I found this infidel. I was going to beat his brains out but I took pity upon his gray hair and converted him then and there."
~Friar Tuck, Ivanhoe (1982)

"Remember your manners. And don't forget to cross your ankles decently when you sit down. And don't sit in a draft, either. And don't slide down the banisters."
~Mrs. Harris, Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987)

"Well, the King is well pleased with you. All charges have been dropped. We're still going to hang you of course, but I'll spare the drawing and quartering."  [stunned silence]  "That was a joke."
~Judge Jeffreys, Lorna Doone (2000)

"But, uh, Pearl... if the little bird cannot see... AND cannot fly... how is he in the sky?"
~Ruby Pratt, Lark Rise to Candleford (episode 2, season 4)

Prince Albert: "As a matter of interest, will a time come when I read them first?"
Baron Stockmar: "You'll enjoy this. She has a real flair for description."
~The Young Victoria (2009)

William Pitt: "Why is it you only feel the thorns in your feet when you stop running?"
William Wilberforce: "Is that some sort of heavy-handed metaphorical advice for me, Mr. Pitt?"
~Amazing Grace (2006)

"And if that doesn't leave me without a stain on my conscience, I don't know what it doesn't leave me without a stain on."
~Bertie Wooster, Jeeves and Wooster (don't remember the episode, though... sorry!)

"I strongly object to the Navy. It brings people of obscure birth into undue distinction and it cuts up a man's youth and vigor most horribly!"
~Sir Walter Elliot, Persuasion (1995)

Jo March: "You plastered yourself on him!"
Meg March: "It's proper to take a gentleman's arm if it's offered."
~Little Women (1994)

And our winner is... Melody, with 22 points out of the possible 32!  And I didn't rig this. Honest.  She's just seen a lot of the movies I've seen.  :P


Melody said...


I didn't expect to win. I really didn't. :D After all, I missed ten possible points, hahaha. :) But anyways. This was fun. :D And I randomly guessed the J&W one right! YES!

Oooh, The Importance of Being Earnest... I think I may watch that soon. Shall I? :D

Miss Jane Bennet said...

Congratulations, Melody! I only knew two of those quotes...well, maybe three. :D

Anonymous said...

Ooooh, I totally meant to enter this quote quiz and *poof* I totally forgot. :P Anyway, I loved reading the answers, haha. AND THAT GIF. It's only like my favourite British actor from my favourite scene from my favourite movie. No biggie, of course.

Molly said...

Good job, Melody!

Oh, dear, I didn't do very well, I think I only got about.....three. :P

Una Mariah said...

Are you still into Les Miserables?