A Room with a View

He can’t do without me, you know.

Mrs. Honeychurch: He can’t do without me, you know.
Freddy Honeychurch: Nor me.
Mrs. Honeychurch: What are you talking about?
Freddy: Well, he asked me too, only I said no.
Mrs. Honeychurch: What?!
Freddy: Well, it was the way he put it. He said didn’t I think it would be a splendid thing for Lucy if he married her and wasn’t I off my head with joy? So I said, no I wasn’t.
Mrs. Honeychurch: Foolish child. You think you’re so high and mighty, when really it’s only abominable conceit.

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