Marianne Patourel: These figures prove that at the present cost of operation, a steamboat will eat up all its profits Octavius Patourel: I still say, it’s most unseemly for a young woman to know so much about the shipping business. Marianne Patourel: Oh, Papa, you’ll be using steamships in eight or ten years. But, by that time, you’ll be retired and I’ll be running the business. Octavius Patourel: By that time, you’ll be married to some smart young fellow who will carry on in my place. Marianne Patourel: If I ever marry, it won’t be because the groom is a good businessman. Octavius Patourel: Marianne, my dear, sometimes you shock me. Marianne Patourel: Of course I do. I’m bold and scheming and sometimes I think I’m not quite nice.
Karl Friedrich Schinkel, set designs for Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute); The Hall of Stars in the Palace of the Queen of the Night [Königin der Nacht]; Entwurfzeichnung zum Bühnenbild, Berlin, c. 1816.