"Time's Arrow" Line-by-Line

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  1. Trekker4747

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    GUINAN: But if the Earth is not alone, and there are millions of inhabited planets in the heavens...
     
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    CLEMENS: Quite my point. Man becomes a trivial creation, does he not? Lost in the vastness of the cosmic prairie, adrift on the deep ocean of time. A single one among countless others.
     
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    GUINAN: Someone may argue that a diamond is still a diamond, even if it is one amongst millions. It still shines as brightly.
     
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    Clemens: Someone might say that, dear lady, if someone thought that the human race was akin to a precious jewel. But this increasingly hypothetical someone would not be me.
     
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    [In the entrance hall of the home, Data enters and is stopped by a doorman]

    DOORMAN: Good afternoon, sir.
     
  6. Orac

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    Data: Good afternoon. I would like to speak to Guinan.
     
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    DOORMAN: And you are?
     
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    Data: Data.
     
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    [The doorman looks over the guest list, not finding Data's name.]

    DOORMAN: .... Mister Data.... Could it be under another name?
     
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    Data: No.
     
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    Doorman: I can't seem to find your name on the guest list, sir.
     
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    Data: I am a personal friend.
     
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    DOORMAN: Madam Guinan has discovered many personal friends since the newspaper announcement, but if your name is not on the guest list, there's nothing I can do.
     
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    DATA: It is urgent that I speak to her.
     
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    DOORMAN: Sir, unless you leave this house immediately, I will send for the police.
     
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    DATA: That is an excellent idea. I will wait for them in there. (Data does a neat side shuffle and gets through)
     
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    DOORMAN: Sir, please, you can't go in there.
     
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    [Ballroom]

    DATA: Guinan! Excuse me. I must speak to you immediately.
     
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    DOORMAN: Forgive me, madam. He just barged right in.
     
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    DATA: I am sorry for the disruption, but he would not believe me when I told him we were friends.
     

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