The Libertine Sound Clips

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"I am John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester and I do not want you to like me." (1.64MB)

"Mother, I shall in all things, endeavor to serve her...and you." (1.00MB)

"How old are you, Mr. Downs."
"Eighteen, my lord."
"Young man, you will die of this company. Do not laugh, I'm serious." (2.27MB)

"Any experiment of interest in life will be carried out at your own expense. Mark it...well." (869k)

"Well, freeze my piss if the royal finger ain't beckoning me. How exciting." (.98MB)

"Elizabeth had her Shakespeare, you can be mine. Give me a major work of literature and I'll give you five hundred guineas."
"When would you like it? Friday?" (2.12MB)

"It is my experience those who do not like you fall into two categories - the stupid and the envious. The stupid will like you in five years time, the envious - never." (1.75MB)

"The theater is my drug." (353k)

"I shall be happy to return and address our work with that instruction written on the inside of my scalp." (1.63MB)

"In this portrait I am no better than a monkey who knows the names of his ancestors."
"And I?"
"A gaudy female monkey gloating over the opulence of your cage." (2.27MB)

"I love London. Everyone catches its generous spirit so quickly." (830k)

"Now...get me the monkey." (783k)

"Every man needs the whorehouse and the inn." (515k)

"Ink...INK, bring me ink! Not drink," (1.28MB)

"Anyone can drink."
"Only a few can match my determination." (1.06MB)

"Does the writing of the play go well, m'Lord?"
"Alcock, try not to be a cunt." (1.60MB)

"All men would be cowards, if they only had the courage." (844k)

"I think you will never be a contented woman until you are a much respected widow, and I am hard at work doing you that last good service."
"I don't want you to die. I want you to live and live differently!" (2.24MB)

"I shall never forgive you for teaching me to love life." (838k)

" you like me now?" (841k)