An Enemy of the People
Dr. Stockmann: "every single day I will bombard them with one article after another, like bombshells […] I shall smite them to the ground--I shall crush them." (3.49-52)
Mrs. Stockmann: "(To Hovstad.) Please do realise that he loses his post at the Baths if you print what he has written." […]
Dr. Stockmann: (laughing). "Ha-ha!--just let them try! […]I have got the compact majority behind me, let me tell you!" (3.286-289)
(DR. STOCKMANN has put on the Mayor's hat and taken his stick in his hand.)
Mayor Peter Stockmann: "What does this tomfoolery mean?"
Dr. Stockmann: "Be respectful, my good Peter. I am the chief authority in the town now." (3.303-305)