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The Giving Tree Quotes

Two of the best book quotes from The Giving Tree
  1. #1
    “And after a long time the boy came back again.
    “I am sorry, Boy,” said the tree, “but I have nothing left to give you-
    My apples are gone.”
    “My teeth are too weak for apples,” said the boy.
    “My branches are gone,” said the tree.
    “You cannot swing on them-”
    “I am too old to swing on branches,” said the boy.
    “My trunk is gone,” said the tree.
    “You cannot climb-”
    “I am too tired to climb,” said the boy.
    “I am sorry,” sighed the tree.
    “I wish that I could give you something... but I have nothing left. I am an old stump. I am sorry...”
    “I don’t need very much now,” said the boy, “just a quiet place to sit and rest. I am very tired.”
    “Well,” said the tree, straightening herself up as much as she could,
    “well, an old stump is a good for sitting and resting. Come, Boy, sit down. Sit down and rest.”
    And the boy did.
    And the tree was happy.”
  2. #2
    Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy.
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