Katharine: You know, in Ireland a man with a horse, a cart and a book he knows how to read is the catch of the county.
Robert Merivel: Well, perhaps when we have made fire of the cart and eaten the horse and wiped our asses with the book, you'll become better acquainted with what you have caught.
Robert Merivel: My first patient was a frog, I cured him of jumping. Now I can cure people of breathing.
Robert Merivel: I have done the one thing forbidden by the king. I have fallen in love with my wife.