‘Downton Abbey’: Series 2 Episode 5 teasers

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In the next episode of Julian Fellowes’ period drama, Matthew and William are back at the frontline and Cora is busy running Downton at the expense of Lord Grantham.

Meanwhile, Sybil and Branson discuss politics and Branson declares his feelings for Sybil. How will she react this time?

Episode 5 airs at 9pm on Sunday 16th October 2011 on ITV1. Here are ten teasing lines of dialogue from the episode…

» ‘It’s the very opposite of nothing.’

» ‘I’m not standing by while she brings misery and ruin on my lady.’

» ‘I hope it is not vulgar for me to suggest that you find some way to overcome your scruples.’

» ‘It always happens. When you give these little people power, it goes to their heads like strong drink.’

» ‘Sometimes a hard sacrifice must be made for a future that’s worth having.’

» ‘There’s no point pretending that this is going to be easy.’

» ‘I won’t fight with you, but I won’t steal away your life.’

» ‘I don’t know about you, but I’d rather die in a familiar place surrounded by familiar faces.’

» ‘As my future wife, you‘re entitled to be in my debt.’

» ‘I’ll die if I can’t be with him.’

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