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Saint Joan

Saint Joan


by George Bernard Shaw

Saint Joan Admiration Quotes

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

Quote #4

JOAN: [bitterly] "I know well that none of you will be sorry to see me go." (5.39)

Was any of the admiration for Joan real? Or was she just a useful political tool?

Quote #5

JOAN: "La Hire: in spite of all your sins and swears we shall meet in heaven; for I love you as I love Pitou, my old sheep dog." (5.41)

It would seem that Joan and La Hire have gained real admiration for each other. We wonder if it's because they share the same love of war.

Quote #6

JOAN: "I will go out now to the common people, and let the love in their eyes comfort me for the hate in yours." (5.112)

Was it Joan's popularity with the common folk that eventually pressured the Church into making her a saint?

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