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"We can't dispense with the formalities, George - there'd be nothing left."
Hamlet And Yorick The Prequel
"I think he'll miss all this when he retires."
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"Perhaps we've cut the royal budget too much."
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"If it's any consolation, that was an amazing impression of the king."
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"Hit it. I'm hungry."
Royal child receives toys.
Elizabeth I says: 'You've named one of the American colonies after me? I can't wait to visit Betty!'
"Don't you just love that new castle smell?"
"I thought he was about to be knighted, too, didn't you?"
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"Major shakeup of the senior staff."
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"I suppose you're worried about your little peasant benefits."
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"Hello. You have reached the Palace. If you wish to speak to the King, press '1' now. If you wish to speak to the Queen, press '2' now. If you wish to speak to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, press '3' now. And if you wish to speak to the Minister of Cul
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"Make him one!"
"I'd stay away from current affairs!!"
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'I thought they knew I was an insult comic.'
"We were not amused."
"The cook, sire--for some reason you have his pepper mill."
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"He's become unsufferable since he got the Mac Arthur fellowship."
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"A messenger from the West Side, Your Highness."
For years he had enjoyed the good life at the royal court, until one day, Prince Frederick of Norway pointed out that there was, in fact, no such title as the Grand Duke of Funkadelia.
"But I already get my entertainment on demand."
"And then at 3 you have a meeting with the royal pain in the butt."