Daisy’s younger brother, a boy of nine. He possesses some of Daisy’s same characteristics: he speaks his mind, is rather forward with strangers, and doesn’t like to be told what to do—especially when this concerns his bedtime. Lacking Daisy’s beauty and charm, however, Randolph is more clearly just a spoiled child. He adores everything American and feels the difference between America and Europe keenly.
Randolph Miller Quotes in Daisy Miller
The Daisy Miller quotes below are all either spoken by Randolph Miller or refer to Randolph Miller. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Dover Publications edition of Daisy Miller published in 1995.).
Part 1: Les Trois Couronnes Quotes
He thought it very possible that Master Randolph’s sister was a coquette; he was sure she had a spirit of her own; but in her bright, superficial little visage there was no mockery, no irony.
Part 2: Rome Quotes
Randolph Miller Character Timeline in Daisy Miller
The timeline below shows where the character Randolph Miller appears in Daisy Miller. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1: Les Trois Couronnes
...boy starts playing with a walking-stick he’s carrying, and the girl calls him by name, Randolph. Randolph cries that Winterbourne is “an American man,” and the girl calmly suggests that Randolph... (full context)
...Geneva except under special circumstances. But the girl largely ignores him, bending down and asking Randolph if he’s going to take his pole to Italy. Winterbourne asks the lady if she’s... (full context)
...last week, but Daisy’s mother grew ill, she says; she regularly suffers from dyspepsia (indigestion). Randolph doesn’t care about castles and would rather stay at the hotel, she confides, but their... (full context)
...suggestions, but Daisy looks at him and cries that she wishes he would stay with Randolph. Winterbourne hesitates, then says he’s rather go to the castle with Daisy. Winterbourne knows that... (full context)
...gaily what she’s doing here, Mrs. Miller responds that she doesn’t know. She couldn’t get Randolph to bed, she says. Winterbourne says he’s had the pleasure of meeting Randolph. Mrs. Miller... (full context)
Part 2: Rome
...Geneva. After ten minutes, however, the lady’s servant announces the arrival of Mrs. Miller, with Randolph and Daisy with her. Upon entering, Randolph declares that he knows Winterbourne. Winterbourne greets the... (full context)