Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame

Scottish author of The Wind in the Willows
Since early morning he had been swimming in the river, in company with his friends the ducks. And when the ducks stood on their heads suddenly, as ducks will, he would dive down and tickle their necks, just under where their chins would be if ducks had chins, till they were forced to come to the surface again in a hurry, spluttering and angry and shaking their feathers at him, for it is impossible to say quite all you feel when your head is under water.More Kenneth Grahame quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place.More Kenneth Grahame quotes [08/20/2011 03:08:57]
Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.More Kenneth Grahame quotes [08/20/2011 03:08:25]
The Rat, meanwhile, was busy examining the label on one of the beer-bottles. "I perceive this to be Old Burton," he remarked approvingly. "Sensible Mole! The very thing! Now we shall be able to mull some ale. Get the things ready, Mole, while I draw the corks."More Kenneth Grahame quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.More Kenneth Grahame quotes [08/20/2011 03:08:15]

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