Lucy Otis: Scientists never have any conversation. Virginia Otis: Tread lightly she is near/under the snow/speak gently she can hear/the daisies grow/All her bright golden hair/tarnished with rust/she that was young and fair/fall into dust/lily light as snow/she hardly knew/she was a woman/so sweetly she grew Virginia Otis: Go away. It's a trap. Simon de Canterville: A rat? Where? Virginia Otis: He's going to regulate you! Simon de Canterville: I'm as regular as clockwork. Lucy Otis: No dear, take it from me. The secret to a happy marriage is selfishness. Virginia Otis: Mother says I am to forget you. Lord Cheshire: I wouldn't want you to disobey your mother. Virginia Otis: Yes. Lord Cheshire: Well, if you must forget me, may I at least have something to remember you by? Simon de Canterville: Milly, old girl, I can't help looking back. You were much more fun in real life, you know. Damn painter didn't do you justice. Reverend Dampier: I've come to fight the unspeakable evil in this house. Lucy Otis: There's no unspeakable evil here, unless you count the umbrella stand. Hiram Otis: And the plumbing, honey. Simon de Canterville: [dressed as a 16th century strumpet] Now, now can't we just be fwends. Virginia Otis: You are so selfish! You never think of anyone else's feelings! Simon de Canterville: What about you? Were you thinking of mama and papa when you decided to elope? Virginia Otis: I am in love! Simon de Canterville: So am I! Simon de Canterville: You're crying, I'm so sorry. Virginia Otis: For us. Lord Cheshire: Will you tell me what happened that night? Virginia Otis: That is one secret I must take to the grave. But I can tell you that I owe him a great deal. Lord Cheshire: Surely, he owes you more. Virginia Otis: No, I mean it Henry. He taught me the difference between life and death. Lord Cheshire: You are life itself to me. Virginia Otis: And that love... love is greater than both. Lord Cheshire: Whoever you are, where ever you are! Spirits of this place, help me now. Virginia Otis: I didn't know how much I cared for Henry until I got mad at him. Virginia Otis: When darkness blossoms into light and love keeps vi... Tom Carter:
...vigil in the night, when maid walks in the house of doom and true tears defy the tomb, then shall all the chase be still and peace come to Canterville.