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Our Town

Our Town

  

by Thornton Wilder

 Table of Contents

Our Town Marriage Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #4

I don’t see how he could give up a thing like that just to get married. (II.37)

Marriage and love are more important to George than baseball and fame.

Quote #5

I was the scaredest young fella in the State of New Hampshire. I thought I’d make a mistake for sure. And when I saw you comin’ down that aisle I thought you were the prettiest girl I’d ever seen, but the only trouble was that I’d never seen you before. There I was in the Congregation Church marryin’ a total stranger. (II.72)

Dr. Gibbs and Mrs. Gibbs met for the first time on their wedding day.

Quote #6

And how do you think I felt! – Frank, weddings are perfectly awful things. Farces, that’s what they are! (II.73)

Mrs. Gibbs reminisces about her wedding day and thinks that marriages are tedious.

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