Quotes from Revolting Rhymes

Roald Dahl ·  48 pages

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“Oh where, oh where had Snow White gone?
She'd found it easy, being pretty
To hitch a ride into the city.”
― Roald Dahl, quote from Revolting Rhymes

“Poor Cindy's heart was torn to shreds.
My Prince! She thought. He chops off heads!
How could I marry anyone
Who does that sort of thing for fun?
The Prince cried, "Who's this dirty slut?
Off with her nut! Off with her nut!”
― Roald Dahl, quote from Revolting Rhymes

“The little pig began to pray
But Wolfie blew his house away.
He shouted, "Bacon, Pork, and Ham!
Oh what a lucky wolf I am!"
And though he ate the pig quite fast,
He carefully kept the tail till last.”
― Roald Dahl, quote from Revolting Rhymes

“Ah, Piglet, you must never trust
Young ladies from the upper crust.”
― Roald Dahl, quote from Revolting Rhymes

“¿Os dais cuenta cabal de la cadena de crímenes tramados por la nena? Crimen número uno: la acusada comete allanamiento de morada. Crimen número dos: el personaje se queda con tres platos de potaje. Crimen número tres: la muy cochina destroza una sillita isabelina. Crimen número cuatro: va la dama y se limpia los zapatos en la cama... Un juez no dudaría ni un instante: «¡Diez años de presidio a esa tunante!». Pero en la historia, tal como se cuenta, la miserable escapa tan contenta mientras los niños gritan, encantados: «¡Qué bien; Ricitos de oro se ha salvado!».”
― Roald Dahl, quote from Revolting Rhymes

About the author

Roald Dahl
Born place: in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, The United Kingdom
Born date September 13, 1916
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