[In a low voice.] Oh, what a sense of freedom it gives one, this act of Eilert Løvborg's.
Freedom, Mrs. Hedda? Well, of course, it is a release for him—
I mean for me. It gives me a sense of freedom to know that a deed of deliberate courage is still possible in this world,—a deed of spontaneous beauty. (4.191-3)
But what do you think your husband will say when you go home again?
[Shrieks to BRACK.] Shot herself! Shot herself in the temple! Fancy that!
[Half-fainting in the arm-chair.] Good God!--people don't do such things. (4.302-3)