Horton Hatches the Egg
Horton Hatches the Egg Ethics and Morality Quotes
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He held his head high
And he threw out his chest
And he looked at the hunters
As much as to say
"Shoot if you must but I won't run away!" (107-111)
Aw, our hero. Ready to take a bullet for his little egg.
"Let's take him alive. Why he's terribly funny!
We'll sell him back home to a circus, for money! (125-126)
If you've been to the circus or even the zoo with your little tykes, you might have some splainin' to do at this point. Good luck with that one.
"It's MY egg!" she sputtered. "You stole it from me!
Get off of my nest and get out of my tree! (193)
Now Mayzie proves herself to be a fibber and a yeller on top of an egg-abandoner. Maybe she wouldn't have been the greatest parent, after all.