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Uncle Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Uncle
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“For instance, he used when he was young to find it difficult to tell the truth always, but he wasn’t a very clever liar, because he couldn’t help blowing softly through his trunk when he was telling a lie...”
J.P. Martin
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″‘Do you think we’re going to leave this bath now?’ said Beaver Hateman, going menacingly to to Uncle. ‘Yes, I do!’ ‘Well, you’re jolly well wrong! I’m going to stay here all night, if I want to!‘”
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″...I think you are going too far in your craze for shoes. Shoes are good things, but we should not make them the sole object of life.”
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“Uncle is an elephant. He’s immensely rich, and he’s a B.A. He dresses well, generally, in a purple dressing gown, and often rides on a traction engine, which he prefers to a car.”
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“It’s rather hard when you have a splendid house yourself that the chief view from your windows should be that of your enemy’s dingy fortress, but this had to be endured...”
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“They are jealous of him, and are delighted when they discover anything against him.”
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“At Cheapman’s, instead of your tipping the waiter, he gives you a present.”
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“The Old Monkey’s uncle is called the Muncle and he’s a very nice person, but seems to live for footwear. Uncle likes him, but thinks he is a bit too fussy about shoes.”
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“He was secretly laughing because Uncle had fallen over a tree trunk, and one tusk was fast in the ground.”
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“People have long memories for such deeds in a great person.”

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