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presents Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about presents
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“The Christmas presents once opened are Not So Much Fun as they were while we were in the process of examining, lifting, shaking, thinking about, and opening them.”
Benjamin Hoff
author
The Tao of Pooh
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“A Present! A-ha! Now what kind shall I give...? Why, the kind you’ll remember as long as you live!”
Dr. Seuss
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Birthday Bird
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“From east of the East-est to west of the West-est we’ve searched the whole world just to bring you the best-est.”
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“You know, I can feel the fear that you carry around and I wish there was... something I could do to help you let go of it because if you could, I don’t think you’d feel so alone anymore.”
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“Now he closed his eyes and unwished the test pass and wished instead that this little twisty key would turn Gillon’s present into a secret cupboard.”
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“So up to the housetop the coursers they flew With the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too— And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof The prancing and pawing of each little hoof.”
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“Oh, what do you think Godfather Drosselmeier has made for us?”
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“Toad opened his present from Frog. It was a beautiful new clock. The two friends sat by the fire. The hands of the clock moved to show the hours of a merry Christmas Eve.”
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“Angelina, who seldom uttered a sound, purred with pleasure when she was asked to be godmother, and hurried home to make a present for the christening.”
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“They sat down on the grass, and opened all their parcels. They had some lovely presents, but Katy did not seem pleased with them. ‘What’s up with Katy?’ asked Pat. ‘She’s wrong side out today,’ said Mrs. Pottage, ‘She’s lost Sarah-Ann’. “
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“Morris held open his bag. Everybody disappeared at once. Then he zoomed and mixed and beautified until bedtime.”
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“ ‘When I go home, may I take the storm’s present with me, Grandpa?’ asked Stina. ‘I don’t see why not,’ said Grandpa.”
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“And he was too silly to use the beauty kit, said Rose, he would waste all the lipstick.”
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“Words were so puzzling. Present should mean a present just as attack should mean to stick tacks in people.”
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“Ramona considered. Kindergarten had not turned out as she had expected. Still, even though she had not been given a present and Miss Binney did not love her, she had liked being with other boys and girls her own age. She liked singing the song about the dawnzer and having her own little cupboard. ”
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“Then Alfalfa went to Blacksmith Fox’s shop. He had saved enough money to buy a new tractor. The new tractor will make his farm work easier. With it, he will be able to grow more food than he could grow before. He also bought some presents for Mommy and his son, Alfred.”
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“Grocer Cat bought a new dress for Mommy. She earned it by taking such good care of the house. He also bought a present for his son, Huckle. Huckle was a very good helper today.”
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“I like my mom because she’s pretty and good fun and she brings me lovely presents.”
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“When the beautiful Princess Alicia consents to partake of the salmon- as I think she will- you will find she will leave a fish-bone on her plate. Tell her to dry it, and to rub it, and to polish it till it shines like mother-of-pearl, and to take care of it as a present from me.”
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Handa’s Surprise is a book about a Kenyan girl (Handa) who visits her friend with a basket full of seven different fruits as presents. Along the way to Akeyo’s village, Handa contemplates which fruit Akeyo will like the best.
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“At Cheapman’s, instead of your tipping the waiter, he gives you a present.”
Uncle
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″‘And three parcels. The big one’s my cake and the square fat one’s probably Aunt Angela.’ Darbishire peered at the parcel, through dusty spectacles. ‘Don’t be crazy; she couldn’t be that shape unless she’d been cremated.‘”
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“They’re a present. They think we came on board specially to ask for them and they’ll be as upset as two coots if we don’t take them with us.”
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“in a way they didn’t cost anything at all. After the last present had been opened and the last candle on the tree blown out, they played charades and hide-and-seek all over the house. It was all great fun; but everybody suddenly thought about the time. This was the end, and Christmas Day was over for another year, which was a miserable feeling.”

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