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dinner Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about dinner
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“After dinner the whole family stretched out on the benches and the floor of the depot and read, with the dictionary in the middle of the room so we kids could look up words we didn’t know...Occasionally, on those nights when we were all reading together, a train would thunder by, shaking the house and rattling the windows. The noise was thunderous, but after we’d been there a while, we didn’t even hear it.”
Jeannette Walls
author
The Glass Castle
book
reading
words
family
noises
ignoring reality
dinner
dictionaries
trains
concepts
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“Dinner was pizza, and even though it was homemade by her father [...] Coraline ate the entire slice she had been given. Well, she ate everything except for the pineapple chunks.”
Coraline Jones
Mr. Jones
characters
choices
dinner
homemade
concepts
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“We should never have let the Fury come to dinner.”
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“I don’t know what to do. I’ve got nothing for Daddy’s supper, the tiger has eaten it all.”
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“Is this fresh fish from Finney’s diner?” “Of course! There’s none fresher or finer!”
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“I know what we’ll do. I’ve got a very good idea. We’ll put on our coats and go to a cafe.”
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“Sometimes my mother laughs like crazy at my jokes. Other times she pretends not to get them. And then, there are times when I know she gets them but she doesn’t seem to like them. This was one of those times. So I decided no more jokes until after dinner.”
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″‘Ahhhh!’ says croc, who wakes with a grin, ‘Looks like dinner is here again!‘”
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“So they waited, and grumbled, and watched the macaroni cheese congeal between them on the table. But MCC Berkshire never came for his supper. Not that night or any night.”
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“The monster ate the dinner. Then it watched the television. Then it read one of Bernard’s comics. And broke one of his toys.”
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“Your dinner’s ready,’ said Bernard’s mother. She put the dinner in front of the television.”
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“his daughter took her needle and began stitching and his son took is Barlow knife and started whittling and they cooked dinner in their new kettle and afterwards everyone ate a winter peppermint candy and that night the ox-cart man sat in front of his fire stitching new harness for the young ox in the barn”
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“Grandpa kept some of the fish they caught in a net in the water. Every evening Stina pulled it out of the water and chose a fish for dinner. It was always delicious.”
Stina
book
Stina
Grandpa
characters
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″ ‘That’s a good lunch,’ said Albert. ‘I think it’s nice that there are all different kinds of lunches and breakfasts and dinners and snacks. I think eating is nice.’ ”

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