To the Ends of the EarthDVD - 2006
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Talbot: My clothes are becoming impossible to wear. I have to put them on damp.
-That is rain water, sir. The salt will be irritating the rash.
Talbot: But I thought rain water was fresh.
-It may be, if you live far enough from the sea.
Talbot: Is that why my soap won't lather?
-Did your servant, Wheeler not give you the ship's issue before he left us?
Talbot: Good God, is this soap? I thought it was a brick...
- It's saltwater soap.
Talbot: I do not detect any scent.
-And I suppose you think soap's naturally scented, do you?
Talbot: Is it not?
-Every year ships will disappear. They pass over a horizon and they enter a mystery, gentlemen. The water may be fair; the water -stealthy. It creeps on them. Over them. They pump until they are exhausted. And the water wins!
Talbot: What is this stink?!
Sailor: Stink, sir? Lord, sir, you'll get used to that.
Talbot: I do not wish to get used to it. Where's the captain of this vessel?
Sailor: Captain Anderson can do nothing about the stink, sir.
The custom of touching wood comes from the papistical habit of adoring the crucifix and kissing it.
I had known the world of Art is not to be judged by the accepted standards of morality but would prefer Mr Brocklebank to set up his brothel elsewhere.
Captain to Talbot: Do not forget to include, sir, that whatever may be said of the passengers, as far as the people and my officers are concerned, this is a happy ship.
Captain: By obedience to the forces of nature we may just... outwit them.
Captain: I did you the courtesy to suppose you could read.
Talbot: Read, Captain Anderson? Of course I can read.
Captain: Then you have my orders. My Standing Orders! A paper prominently displayed near your quarters and those of the other passengers. Read it!
Talbot: My attention was not drawn to such a paper, sir.
Captain: By Christ!! Am I to be out faced on my own deck again and again by every ignorant landsman?
Talbot: Am I, sir? Tell me!!
Captain: Read my orders! And when you have read them, learn them by heart!
Talbot: Come, sir, you treat me like a schoolboy!
Captain: I will treat you like a schoolboy if I choose sir! Or have you flogged, if I choose, sir! Or have you clapped in irons if I choose. Sir! Or have you flogged by the
gratings if I choose, sir! Or have you hanged by the yardarm if ...
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