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emergency Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about emergency
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“They can pretend that every act was forced on them under emergency and that every decision was mothered by necessity”
Thornton Wilder
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The Ides of March
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“A wise bear always keeps a marmalade sandwich in his hat in case of emergency.”
Paddington Brown
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“But the biggest surprise by far- on her stomach was a scar!”
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″ In a car with a red light they drove out into the night.”
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“Little Madeline sat in bed, cried and cried; her eyes were red.”
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“Everybody had to cry-- not a single eye was dry.”
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“In the middle of the night Miss Clavel turned on her light and said, ‘Something is not right!’ ”
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“this dire emergency, to meet only the beautiful eyes of perfect strangers, instead of the merry, friendly, commonplace, twinkling, jolly little eyes of its own brothers and sisters. “This is most truly awful,” said Cyril when he had tried to lift up the Lamb, and the Lamb had scratched like a cat and bellowed like a bull. “We’ve got to make friends with him! I can’t carry him home screaming like that. Fancy having to make friends with our own baby!—it’s too silly.” That, however, was exactly what they had to do. It took over an hour, and the task was not rendered”
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“Emergency Five- Being Choked by a Boa Constrictor. When you were being strangled by a boa constrictor, Ezzie had said, what you had to do was taunt the boa constrictor and get him to bite you instead of strangle you.”
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“Emergency Three- Unexpected Charge of an Enraged Bull. Bulls have a blind spot in the center of their vision, so when being charged by a bull, you try to line yourself up with their blind spot.”
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“Ezzie said every jungle emergency had a simple solution.”
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“Emergency Four- Crocodile Attack. When attacked by a crocodile, prop a stick in its mouth and the crocodile is helpless.”
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“Emergency Two- Attack by an Unfriendly Lion. Lion attack, Ezzie claimed, was an everyday occurrence in the jungle. What you had to do to survive was wait until the last moment, until the lion was upon you, and then you had to ram your arm all the way down the lion’s throat.”
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“It was Sundays that saved her. After morning church she went straight to the garage, put on her jeans, and though only emergency work was really done on Sundays, the foreman always had something ready for her. Very dirty and happy, she would work until they had to dash home for lunch.”

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