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Joyce Barkhouse Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Joyce Barkhouse
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“Willie took Gem a treat every afternoon all week.”
Joyce Barkhouse
Janet Barkhouse
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Pit Pony
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Willie Maclean
Gem
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″‘Why were you so late?’ Sara asked Willie. ‘I was watching the wild horse from Sable Island unloading. It’s a terrible thing to make wild horses go down the pits.‘”
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“That mare’s tame. She was the lighthouse keeper’s. He called her ‘Gem’.”
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“All the same, he couldn’t keep away from the Sable Island horses. They were being trained in a paddock down by the waterfront. Willie ran there after school, whistling all the way, his pockets filled with wild apples.”
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“The wild horse screamed as its feet left the deck of the schooner. Willie Maclean watched as it winched ashore. His face twisted with pity.”

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