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foxes Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about foxes
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“How long can a fox go without food or water?”
Roald Dahl
author
Fantastic Mr. Fox
book
Mr. Fox
Farmer Boggis
Farmer Bunce
Farmer Bean
characters
food
farmers
water
foxes
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“But Mr. Fox was too clever for them. He always approached a farm with the wind blowing in his face, and this meant that if any man were lurking in the shadows ahead, the wind would carry the smell of that man to Mr. Fox’s nose from far away.”
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“It was the finest tail for miles around.”
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“Then Mrs. Fox got shyly to her feet and said, ‘I don’t want to make a speech. I just want to say one thing, and it is this: MY HUSBAND IS A FANTASTIC FOX.‘”
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“Nobody in the world can dig as quick as a fox!”
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“Knox in box. Fox in socks.”
Dr. Seuss
author
Mr. Fox
Mr. Knox
characters
socks
foxes
box
building
concepts
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“Where are you going to, little brown mouse?”
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“Why don’t we build a nest and raise our ducklings right in this pond? There are no foxes and no turtles, and the people feed us peanuts. What could be better?”
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Discovered as a foundling in a lambing pen, Spider Sparrow grows up surrounded by animals. From sheep and horses to wild otters and foxes, Spider loves them all, even the crows must scare away the newly sown wheat.
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It features a fox - the depiction of foxes in children’s books being an interest of mine - but in the end, I found that the foxy content was minimal, and that Goldie might just as easily have been another kind of wild animal, for all the difference it makes to the story.
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“She opened it and there stood the wolf. He bowed gravely and said, Good day, Miss Kitty, so pert and pretty. What is it that you cook today?′ The cat answered, ‘Bread I bake and cake so fine. Would it please you, sir, to dine?”
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“Mistress Fox was regarded in the village as a ‘great beauty.’ Master Wolf was not the only gentleman to think of presenting himself as a suitable mate - but he was the first to do so.”

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