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  • Sergeant Edgar Millen: If anyone's going to bring in Albert Johnson, it's going to be me - not some bounty hunter or some flyboy buckin' for promotion.

    Constable Alvin Adams: Why you? Why are you so special?

    Sergeant Edgar Millen: He deserves me, not them.

  • Sergeant Edgar Millen: Purer fact is that he's running to save his hide, and every man he killed, he killed to protect himself.

    Constable Alvin Adams: What about Hawkins or Sundog or any of them? What did any of them die for, Millen?

    Sergeant Edgar Millen: Johnson didn't do anything I wouldn't do if I was in his boots. If I thought the killing would stop here, I'd let him go.

  • Constable Alvin Adams: Well, I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth.

  • [reporting for duty at his new post, Constable Adams is disappointed in his disheveled new commander]

    Sergeant Edgar Millen: What are you starin' at?

    Constable Alvin Adams: Are you Sergeant Edgar Millen?

    Sergeant Edgar Millen: Unfortunately. That look on your face would turn good whiskey into sour piss.

  • Sergeant Edgar Millen: Let me give you a little advice, kid. Just throw those law books away, huh? It's better to turn your eyes and let them fight their damn dogs. Damn sight better than them killin' each other.

    Constable Alvin Adams: But you can't let people get away with that - makin' up their own laws.

    Sergeant Edgar Millen: The only thing to remember is Millen's Law. You want to stay a Mountie, then all you have to do is keep headquarters happy, huh? 'Cause the only time they're unhappy is when there's an unaccounted for killing. So if you account for all the killings, you live to be a nice, ripe old Mountie just like me. You got that?

  • [Millen is unimpressed that Adams shot a deer]

    Constable Alvin Adams: Millen, don't you ever have anything good to say?

    Sergeant Edgar Millen: Whaddya want? A shout, a holler and a cigar for doing something right for a change?

    Constable Alvin Adams: No, I guess not. Your cigars taste like shit and you'd probably crack your face if you laughed out loud!

  • [Sundog explains the secret to winning drinking contests]

    Sundog/George Washington Lincoln Brown: Take it easy, kid, take it easy. You have a lot of potential for a rookie, but damn you're ragged.

    Constable Alvin Adams: What do you mean - ragged?

    Sundog/George Washington Lincoln Brown: Look, if you're in a do-or-die contest for big stakes, you let the other guy get a head start on you. Take small swigs and hold your breath, huh? Then it looks like you're getting ahead. When you see it's starting to circulate on him, then its time to bust it down. Then you're past him and then you pray to the good Lord that you get out of the place before you fall flat on your ass.

  • Sergeant Edgar Millen: So go ahead, Sundog.Tell the kid what your real name is.

    Sundog/George Washington Lincoln Brown: [reluctantly after a pause] George Washington Lincoln Brown.

    Constable Alvin Adams: Eeee-yuk, yuk, yuk, yuk, whoooo!

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