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William Robinson Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from William Robinson
  1. #1
    ″‘Never mind, my boy,’ I said, ‘patience and courage!‘”
  2. #2
    ″‘There now!’ said I, laughing as he tasted this new luxury, ‘you will have to exercise moderation again, friend Fritz! I daresay it is delicious, but it will go to your head, if you venture deep into your flask.‘”
  3. #3
    “Do you not remember the story of Aesop and his bread-basket, how heavy he found it when he started, and how light at the end of his journey?”
  4. #4
    “Think a little,” I replied, “you are quite as capable as I am of finding out the way, even if you do not know the real reason of your failure.”
  5. #5
    “One after another our dear ones came running to the opposite bank, testifying in various ways their delight at our return, and hastening up on their side of the river, as we on ours, to the ford at which we had crossed in the morning. We were quickly on the other side, and, full of joy and affection, our happy party was once more united.”
  6. #6
    ″‘My dear boy,‘” said I, ‘you need not have added that to your load.‘”
  7. #7
    “I laughed so much at this ridiculous scene, that I could scarcely assist my terrified boy out of his awkward predicament.”
  8. #8
    ″‘Well,’ said I, ‘let the little orphan be yours. You bravely and kindly exerted yourself to save the mother’s life; now you must train her child carefully, for unless you do so its natural instinct will prove mischievous instead of useful to us.‘”
  9. #9
    “At length, when the excitement subsided a little, I was able to say a few words with a chance of being listened to. “I am truly thankful to see you all safe and well, and, thank God, our expedition has been very satisfactory.”

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