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Don't go yet. I very much want to talk to somebody. And it's easier to talk to a person you don’t know. The fact is, Lavinia has left me.
-- Edward (Act 1, Scene 1)

But let me tell you, that to approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, or let the genie out of the bottle.
-- Act 1, Scene 1 (Unidentified Guest)

You are nothing but a set of obsolete responses.
-- Unidentified Guest (Act 1, Scene 1)

Celia: "Lavinia coming back! Do you mean to say that she's laid a trap for us?" Edward: "No, if there is a trap, we are all in the trap, we have set it for ourselves. But I do not know what kind of trap it is.
-- Celia and Edward (Act 1, Scene 2)

So the one thing you care about is to avoid a break — anything unpleasant! No it can’t be that. I won’t think it’s that. I think it is just a moment of surrender to fatigue...
-- Celia (Act 1, Scene 2)

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