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a fox Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about a fox
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“Suddenly Percy hears a knock again. “Oh dear! Now there is someone else at the door!”. He goes to the door and looks out. It’s a fox. “It’s too cold outside. May I come in?” Percy replies: “well if you promise to behave.”- “I promise” says the fox and so it can come in and it goes into Percy’s bed. It’s warm now.”
Nick Butterworth
author
One Snowy Night
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suddenly
children book
someone else
bedtime tale
being warm
hearing a knock
at the door
a fox
promise to behave
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“Poor Foxie! With her “head like a fox and her tail like a cinnamon roll” she is adorable enough to charm anyone.”
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After Tod compassionately buries a dead fox, a fox-spirit offers him the chance to become a fox himself. Will Tod choose his complex, human life or the simple, wild life of a fox?
Tod
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“Alas! Oh, Chanticleer, alas! I have done you a bad turn. I frightened you when I grabbed you and took you out of the yard. But, Sir, I did it without evil intention.”
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“Never again shall you with your flattery get me to sing with my eyes closed. For he who closes his eyes when he should watch, God let him never prosper.”
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“Sir, if I were you, so help me God, I would say, ‘turn back ye proud peasants! I have reached the edge of the wood now; the rooster shall stay here. In spite of you I will eat him in faith, and not be long about it.’ ”
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“No...but God bring misfortune to him who is so careless about his self-control as to prattle when he should hold his peace”
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“Except for you I have never heard anyone who could sing as your father did in the morning. In order to make his voice stronger, he would close both his eyes. And he would stand on his tiptoes and stretch forth his long slender neck.”
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″ ‘See’, said the widow as the fox slunk into the grove, ‘that is the result of trusting in flattery.’ ”

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