[Mrs. Lovett]: Toby, where are you, love?
(Where is he?)
Nothing's gonna harm you,
not while I'm around.
[Sweeney Todd]: Toby? Toby!
[Mrs. Lovett]: Nothing's gonna harm you darling,
not while I'm around.

[Anthony]: Mr. Todd! ... You wait for him here, I'll return with a coach in less than half an hour. Don't worry, no one will recognize you. You're safe.
[Johanna]: Safe? So we run away and then all our dreams come true?
[Anthony]: I hope so.
[Johanna]: I've never had dreams; only nightmares.
[Anthony]: Johanna, when we're free of this place, all the ghosts will go away.
[Johanna]: No Anthony, they never go away.
[Anthony]: I'll be right back to you. Half an hour and we'll be free!

[Old Woman]: Beadle! Beadle!
No good hiding, I saw you.
Are you in there still, Beadle? Beadle?
Beadle, Dear Beadle! ...
Be-deedle-deedle-deedle-dumpling, deedle-dumpling!
[Sweeney Todd]: Who are you? What are you doing here?
[Old Woman]: Evil it is, sir. The stink of evil from below! From her! She's the Devil's wife!
Beware of her sir, She with no pity in her heart!
Hey, don't I know you, mister?
[Judge Turpin]: Mister Todd!

Where is she?
[Sweeney Todd]: Below, your honor. With my neighbor. Thank heavens the sailor did not molest her. Thanks heavens too, she has seen the error of her ways.
[Judge Turpin]: She has?
[Sweeney Todd]: Oh yes. Your lesson was well learned. She speaks only of you, not me, for forgiveness.
[Judge Turpin]: Then she shall have it. She'll be here soon, won't she?
[Sweeney Todd]: Yes.
[Judge Turpin]: Excellent, my friend!
[Sweeney Todd]: How 'bout a shave? Sit, sir. Sit!

[Judge Turpin]: Oh, pretty women.
[Sweeney Todd]: Pretty women, yes!
[Judge Turpin]: Johanna, Johanna!
[Sweeney Todd]: Pretty women! Pretty women are a wonder!
Pretty women! Pretty women!
[Judge Turpin]: What we do for women!
[Sweeney Todd & Judge Turpin]: Blowing out their candles or combing out their hair.
[Judge Turpin]: Then they leave. Even when they leave you and vanish they
Somehow can still remain there with you, There!
[Sweeney Todd]: Even when they leave, they still are there. They're there.

[Judge Turpin]: How seldom it is one meets a fellow spirit!
[Sweeney Todd]: With fellow tastes... in women at least.
[Judge Turpin]: What's that?
[Sweeney Todd]: The years no doubt have changed me, sir. But then I suppose the face of a barber, a face in prison in the dark, is not particularly rememberable.
[Judge Turpin]: Benjamin Barker!
[Sweeney Todd]: Benjamin Barker!!

[Sweeney Todd]: Rest now, my friend. Rest now forever.
Sleep now, the untroubled. Sleep of the angels.

[Sweeney Todd]: "Don't I know you?" She said...
You knew she had lived.
[Mrs. Lovett]: I was only thinking of you.
[Sweeney Todd]: You lied to me?
[Mrs. Lovett]: No no, not lied at all. No, I never lied.
[Sweeney Todd]: Lucy!
[Mrs. Lovett]: Said she took a poison, she did! Never said that she died!
[Sweeney Todd]: I've come home again.
[Mrs. Lovett]: Poor thing! She lived!
But it left her weak in the head!
All she did for months was just lie there in bed!
[Sweeney Todd]: Lucy!
[Mrs. Lovett]: Should've been in a hospital,
Wound up in Bedlam instead! Poor thing!
[Sweeney Todd]: Oh my God!
[Mrs. Lovett]: Better you should think she was dead!
Yes, I lied 'cause I love you!
I'd be twice the wife she was, I love you!
[Sweeney Todd]: Lucy! What have I done?
[Mrs. Lovett]: Could that thing have cared for you like me?

[Sweeney Todd]: Mrs. Lovett! You're a bloody wonder, eminently practical and yet appropriate as always.
As you've said repeatedly, there's no point dwelling on the past!
[Mrs. Lovett]: Do you mean it? Everything I did, I swear I thought it was only for the best!
[Sweeney Todd]: Do come here, my love!
Not a thing to fear, my love!
[Mrs. Lovett]: Believe me! Can we still be married?
[Sweeney Todd]: What's dead is dead!

The history of the world, my pet..
[Mrs. Lovett]: Oh, Mister Todd,
Oh Mister Todd,
Leave it to me!
[Sweeney Todd]: ..Is learn forgiveness and try to forget!
[Mrs. Lovett]: By the sea, Mister Todd, we'll be comfy and cozy!
By the sea, Mister Todd, where there's no one nosy!
[Sweeney Todd]: And life is for the alive, my dear.
So let's keep living it!
[Sweeney Todd & Mrs. Lovett]: Just keep living it!
Really living it!
[Mrs. Lovett]: (Screams)

[Sweeney Todd]: There was a barber and his wife,
And she was beautiful.
A foolish barber and his wife,
She was his reason and his life,
And she was beautiful!
And she was virtuous,
And he was...

{The End}

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    General CommentI love this scene, Im playing Mrs Lovett in a drama group version of this play, and this is my favourite part. When Sweeney realises its Lucy he's killed, its so emotional and dramatic.
    *Snow_White_Queen*on June 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI cried soooooooo hard when Sweeney killed her.....I was rooting for her from the start :(
    FindingForeveron March 21, 2009   Link

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