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Marcia Brown Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Marcia Brown
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“The soldiers stopped first at the house of Paul and Francoise. ‘Good evening to you,’ they said. ‘Could you spare a bit of food for three hungry soldiers?”
Marcia Brown
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Stone Soup
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Paul and Francoise
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children book
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“They spread old quilts over the carrot bins. They bid their cabbages and potatoes under the beds. They hung their meat in the cellars. They hid all they had to eat. Then_ they waited.”
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“Here come three soldiers. Soldiers are always hungry. But we have little enough for ourselves.” And they hurried to hide their food. They pushed sacks of barley under the hay in the lofts. They lowered buckets of milk down the wells. ”
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“We have had no food for ourselves for three days,′ said Paul. Francoise made a sad fact. ‘It has been a poor harvest.”
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“At Vincent and Marie’s the answer was the same. It had been a poor harvest and all the grain must be kept for seed.′ So it went all through the village. Not a peasant had any food to give away.”
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“On they marched. Suddenly, ahead of them they saw the lights of a village. ‘Maybe we’ll find a bite to eat there,’ said the first. ‘And a loft to sleep in,’ said the second. ‘No harm in asking,’ said the third. ”
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“The three soldiers went on to the house of Albert and Louise. Could you spare a bit of food? And have you some corner where we could sleep for the night?”
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“How I would like a good dinner tonight,′ said the first. ‘And a bed to sleep in,’ said the second. ‘But all that is impossible,’ said the third. ‘We must march on.”
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“The villagers stood in the street and sighed. They looked as hungry as they could. The three soldiers talked together. Then the first soldier called out, ‘Good people!’ The peasants drew near. ”
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“Three soldiers trudged down a road in a strange country. There were on their way home from the wars. Besides being tired, there were hungry. In fact, they had eaten nothing for two days.”

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