[Crosses the room.] Oh Hedda—one should never rush into adventures. Eh?
[Looks at him, smiling.] Do you do that? (1.487)
Yes, if you only knew how I had been looking forward to it! Fancy—to see you as hostess--in a select circle! Eh? Well, well, well--for the present we shall have to get on without society, Hedda—only to invite Aunt Julia now and then.—Oh, I intended you to lead such an utterly different life, dear—! (1.493)
[Looks at her hesitatingly.] I thought that you, like every one else, expected him to attain the highest distinction.
[With an expression of fatigue.] Yes, so I did. (2.72)