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cowboys Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about cowboys
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“Call’s gone to round up a dern bunch of cowboys so we can head out for Montana with a dern bunch of cows and suffer for the rest of our lives.”
Larry McMurtry
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Lonesome Dove
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Jake Spoon
Augustus McCrae
Captain Woodrow F. Call
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Montana
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″‘I’m as American as the next,’ [Call] said, taking his hat and picking up his rifle. ‘You was born in Scotland,’ Augustus reminded him.”
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“They were people of the horse, not of the town; in that they were more like the Comanches than Call would ever have admitted.”
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“Men who didn’t know how to get on and off a horse would not be much use around a cow outfit.”
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“The ups and downs, the dreams and struggles, had all been part of the journey, she realized—a journey that led to a cattle ranch near a town called King, where she had fallen in love with a cowboy named Luke.”
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“M’names Boone. But the fellas all call me Boohoo. That’s on account of Ah cry so easy. It’s m’soft heart. Show me some’n sad, or scare me just a little, and the tears jest come to mah eyes. Ah cain’t help it.”

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