The Essex Serpent Quotes
Martha: Do you know how women work?
Luke: Of course! I'm a doctor.
Luke: You want eggs with salt... and a glass of cold beer.
Martha: Is that your advice as a doctor?
Luke: As a drinker.
Cora: What if you got hurt?
Frankie: I wasn't alone. Cracknell was there.
Cora: What happened?
Frankie: We were looking at the sky, the tide was coming in, and then he died.
Cora: What did you say?
Frankie: He... died.
Cora: How can you say that's nothing!?
Will: I can't think clearly when I'm around you! I lose my bearings!
Cora: I won't be blamed for their ignorance or your weakness.
Will: Love is not a weakness.
Dr. Spencer: You'd think he'd be a bit more cheerful at the thought of going home.
Martha: When you give him a long list of medicine and insist he take a month off work?
Dr. Spencer: Minimum.
Martha: So how will they pay their rent?
Dr. Spencer: You think they'll be evicted?
Martha: Of course not. He'll be packing gunpowder again first thing Monday morning.
Dr. Spencer: No, that'll danger his recovery. He needs to be told!
Martha: What, that he can't win?
Cora: Do you believe there's something out there?
Mister Cracknell: It's not a question of belief for me!
Cora: You've got evidence?
Mister Cracknell: What I mean is, if you don't believe in God, then you don't believe in the devil either.
Cora: If there's anything I can do to help -- I'm so sorry for your loss. My own husband died recently, but, to lose a daughter-
Man: You're right. Not natural.
Cora: Do you think there's something out there?
Man: I think you should go on.
Martha: Why would you want to go back?
Cora: I have to know what's out there. [To her son] And you want to stay in Essex, don't you?
Son: No, I hate fresh air.
Cora: So you're against progress?
Will: You're determined to see me in a very narrow life.
Cora: Maybe I feel your judgment; perhaps I'm an outcast. At least in the eyes of your church.
Will: Jesus was an outcast.
Cora: Once upon a time, but these days he's very establishment.
Cora: It's not so bad!
Martha: It's witch-burning country!
Dr. Luke: Cora, no, don't. Essex, don't go.
Cora: I thought I should follow my passions?
Dr. Luke: Yes, of course, but from a medical point of view... you're grieving!
Cora: I can do what I want now; he's dead.
Cora: I'll take it to Essex, we leave tomorrow.
Dr. Luke: Essex?
Cora: Yes! A sea creature's been spotted!