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Fox in Socks

Fox in Socks


by Dr. Seuss

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Fox in Socks Cunning and Cleverness Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Stanza.Line)

Quote #1

Then I'll make a
quick trick block stack.[…]
You can make a
quick trick chick stack. (8.3-4, 9.1-2)

Fox decides to begin showing off. Notice how the smile on Knox's face disappears in the illustration accompanying these lines.

Quote #2

Here's an easy
game to play.
Here's an easy
thing to say… (15.1-4)

But what follows isn't easy. You said it'd be easy, Mr. Fox. Why would you say that if… oh. You're kind of a jerk, dude.

Quote #3

Well then…
bring your mouth this way.
I'll find it something
it can say. (37.1-4)

Wow, that's one snarky fox. Of course, just like before, what follows is not exactly "Tongue Twisters for Dummies."

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