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1  Oh, I can't be bothered with young women.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
2  There's lots of women has to make their husbands drunk to make them fit to live with.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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3  I shall never get into the way of seriously liking young women: some habits lie too deep to be changed.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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4  I've taught scores of American millionairesses how to speak English: the best looking women in the world.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
5  Eliza has no use for the foolish romantic tradition that all women love to be mastered, if not actually bullied and beaten.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
6  No doubt there are slavish women as well as slavish men; and women, like men, admire those that are stronger than themselves.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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7  When Higgins excused his indifference to young women on the ground that they had an irresistible rival in his mother, he gave the clue to his inveterate old-bachelordom.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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8  Such transfigurations have been achieved by hundreds of resolutely ambitious young women since Nell Gwynne set them the example by playing queens and fascinating kings in the theatre in which she began by selling oranges.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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9  Sensible despots have never confined that precaution to women: they have taken their whips with them when they have dealt with men, and been slavishly idealized by the men over whom they have flourished the whip much more than by women.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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10  But as to Higgins, the only distinction he makes between men and women is that when he is neither bullying nor exclaiming to the heavens against some featherweight cross, he coaxes women as a child coaxes its nurse when it wants to get anything out of her.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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