"I have gone tiptoe in this house all seven month since she is gone. I have not moved from there to there without I think to please you, and still an everlasting funeral marches round your heart."
"I made a gift for you today, Goody Proctor. I had to sit long hours in a chair, and passed the time with sewing."
"The promise that a stallion gives a mare I gave that girl!"
"Now Hell and Heaven grapple on our backs, and all our old pretense is ripped away—make your peace!"
"I do not judge you. The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you."
"She wants me dead, John, you know it!"
"We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law!"
Rev. John Hale
"There is a misty plot afoot so subtle we should be criminal to cling to old respects and ancient friendships."
"I saved her life today!"
"You have a faulty understanding of young girls. There is a promise made in any bed—"
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