Maud's Line Quotes

Margaret Verble
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And the Mounts’ mama, Ame claimed in almost a whisper, had more than a little Comanche in her.
-- Ame (chapter 1)

Importance: Ame says this when the family is talking about who might have injured the cow. This statement shows that there is animosity between the different tribes.

Maud and Lovely were used to Mustard’s parental advice. It included ‘Cut up, not crossways,’ ‘Hit ‘em before they know yer mad,’ and ‘Stomp ‘em if you can; yer a lot less likely to break a hand.’ They saw his recommendations as signs of affection but tried not to dwell on them.
-- Narrator (chapter 1)

Importance: This quote exemplifies Mustard’s personality as well has the relationship that he has with his children. Mustard is a man who loves to fight and who also loves his children, so he believes giving them advice about how to fight will help them. The children, however, recognize his advice as loving, but...

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