A Doll’s House

by: Henrik Ibsen

Act One

1

Is that my skylark twittering out there?

2

You’re a funny little creature. Just like your father used to be. Always on the look-out for some way to get money, but as soon as you have any it just runs through your fingers and you never know where it’s gone. Well, I suppose I must take you as you are. It’s in your blood. Yes, yes, yes, these things are hereditary, Nora.

3

No, my poor Nora, of course you couldn’t. You simply wanted to make us happy, and that’s all that matters.