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the yard Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about the yard
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“All the long summer evening Babe has followed Fly about the yard and buildings, aimlessly, it seemed to the watching farmer, though of course this was not the case. It was in fact a conducted tour. Fly knew that if this foster-child was to be allowed his freedom and the constant reassurance of her company for which he obviously craved, he must quickly learn (and patently he was a quick learner) his way about the place; and that he must be taught, as her puppies had been taught, how to behave like a good dog.”
Dick King-Smith
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The Sheep-Pig
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Babe
Fly
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quick learners
children's fiction
long summer evening
the yard
watching farmer
foster-child
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“Alas! Oh, Chanticleer, alas! I have done you a bad turn. I frightened you when I grabbed you and took you out of the yard. But, Sir, I did it without evil intention.”
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“Susie left the letter on her desk and went downstairs and out into the yard. She sat on the steps. It was seven o’clock but the sun had only just dropped over the houses at the back. A light breeze from the south cooled her cheeks.”

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