Yes, of course—it makes it a little more expensive. But Hedda had to have this trip, Auntie! She really had to. Nothing else would have done. (1.75)
Well then, we must try to drift together again. Now listen. At school we said to each other; and we called each other by our Christian names—
No, I am sure you must be mistaken.
No, not at all! I can remember quite distinctly. So now we are going to renew our old friendship. [Draws the footstool closer to
MRS. ELVSTED] There now! [Kisses her cheek.] You must […] call me Hedda. (1.300-2)
[Leaning against the arm of the chair.] Thea—my poor, sweet Thea—now you must tell me everything—exactly as it stands.
Well, then you must question me.
What sort of a man is your husband, Thea? I mean—you know—in everyday life. Is he kind to you? (1.330-2)