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Mrs. Fox Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Mrs. Fox
  1. #1
    “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.‘”
  2. #2
    ″‘No chance at all,’ snapped Mrs. Fox. ‘I refuse to let you go up there and face those guns. I’d sooner you stay down here and die in peace.‘”
  3. #3
    ″‘It hurts,’ said Mr. Fox. ‘I know it does, sweetheart. But it’ll soon get better.‘”
  4. #4
    “The small fox ran back along the tunnel as fast as he could, carrying the three plump hens. He was exploding with joy. ‘Just wait!’ he kept thinking, ‘just wait till Mummy sees these!’ He had a long way to run but he never stopped once on the way and he came bursting in upon Mrs. Fox. ‘Mummy!’ he cried, out of breath. ‘Look, Mummy, look! Wake up and see what I’ve brought you!’ Mrs. Fox, who was weaker than ever now from lack of food, opened one eye and looked at the hens. ‘I’m dreaming,’ she murmured and closed the eye again.”
  5. #5
    “Mr. Fox had not spoken for a long time. He had been sitting quite still, his eyes closed, not even hearing what the others were saying. Mrs. Fox knew that he was trying desperately to think of a way out. And now, as she looked at him, she saw him stir himself and get slowly to his feet.”
  6. #6
    ″‘Yes, but just don’t get careless,’ said Mrs. Fox. ‘You know they’ll be...‘”
  7. #7
    “It was the finest tail for miles around.”
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