Harriet Smith Quotes in Emma (1996)
Harriet Smith Quotes:
Emma Woodhouse: Mr. Elton just dropped this off at my house. He claims it is a riddle for your collection, but I think it is something much better.
[hands the paper to Harriet]
Harriet Smith: [after reading the riddle] Is it about sharks?
Emma Woodhouse: Good heavens, why would he write a riddle about sharks?
Emma Woodhouse: [reading Mr. Elton's riddle out loud] "... Behold him there, the monarch of the seas" Which is?
Harriet Smith: A mermaid! A trident? Oh, do you think we shall ever know?
[Question about a letter proposing marriage]
Harriet Smith: Is it a good letter or too short?
Emma Woodhouse: What's to be done?
[On learning that Harriet has fallen for Mr Knightley]
Harriet Smith: Must something be done about it?
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