Sue: You’re right. Emily: Right about what? Sue: The only time I feel things is when I’m with you. Emily: She dealt her pretty words like Blades. How glittering they shone. Sue: I pushed you toward him because I wanted to escape what I was feeling, and I slept with him ‘cause I didn’t wanna feel it. There is so much that I don’t want to feel, Emily. And the biggest thing that I don’t want to feel… Emily: Is what? Hmm, is what? What is it, Sue? Just say it. Sue: Is that I’m in love with you. Emily: I don’t believe you. Sue: It’s true. Emily: It’s not true. Nothing you say to me is true. You’re not even Sue anymore. You’re a new person, a fake person. I don’t even recognize you, and everything you say to me is a lie. Sue: Emily, I love. Emily: Stop lying to me. Sue: I love you, and I felt you in the library because you’re always with me. I can’t escape from you because the only true thing I will ever feel is my love for you.
Ship: I’m glad you asked. I came here for you. Lavinia: I’m surprised you even remember me. Ship: Of course I remember you. You’re the most pure, simple, quiet, traditional girl I ever knew, and that is why I want to make you my wife. Lavinia: Ship, Ship, we hooked up once. Then you hooked up with someone else the same night. Ship: That wasn’t very chivalrous of me. You’ll see I’ve changed, Lavinia. I’m not that college dropout that got drunk and tobogganed into a lake. I’m a serious adult man with entrepreneurial instincts and a profound respect for women who embody traditional values such as submissiveness, chastity, and willingness to do household chores. Lavinia: I’m not even like that. Ship: You’re Lavinia Dickinson. You have tea parties for your cats. Lavinia: Well, yes, but I’ve changed too. Ship: Oh, and how have you changed? Lavinia: I’ll show you. Ship: Whoa, whoa, whoa, don’t you think we should wait until marriage? Lavinia: Henry ‘Ship’ Shipley, I don’t think you have any idea who you’re dealing with.