Angus Pirie Quotes in Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
Angus Pirie Quotes:
Sgt. Collins: Pirie! Got a summons here. Keeping your boy away from school. And you, Scotty, keep away from Mr. Ellison's herd of ponies. That's an order.
Angus Pirie: You've done what you came for. Now get off my land.
Angus Pirie: The boy, he, uh, can't get to school.
Charles E. Quayle: It says here that he's been absent for two months. How did he get to school before then?
Angus Pirie: Our neighbor, John Dancey, he had a horse, and his boy and Scotty used to ride on it together.
Charles E. Quayle: And the Danceys aren't there anymore, is that correct?
Angus Pirie: No. The boy would have to walk seven miles each way.
Charles E. Quayle: Mr. Ellison is chairman of the Board of Education, and he's offered to give you one of his wild ponies.
Angus Pirie: He can keep his pony! I've never asked for charity, and I'm not gonna start now!
Charles E. Quayle: You may as well see it.
Angus Pirie: That pony's gone for good. You'll just hafta make the best of it.
Sgt. Collins: Good morning, Mrs. Pirie. You know Mr. Ellison.
James Ellison: Good morning.
Mrs. Pirie: Would you like a cup of tea?
James Ellison: No, thank you, Mrs. Pirie.
Sgt. Collins: Where's Scotty? He's not at school?
Angus Pirie: What do you want?
Sgt. Collins: We've come for the pony, Angus.
Mrs. Pirie: Scotty's pony?
James Ellison: My daughter's pony, Mrs. Pirie. Your son tried to take him at the town fair.
Angus Pirie: The pony's not here, so get off my land!
Sgt. Collins: We'll go when we're good and ready. Do you want me to search the place, Mr. Ellison?
James Ellison: I don't see the point. The pony could be anywhere.
Sgt. Collins: [pointing to Angus] He knows where it is.
James Ellison: Do you?
[Angus walks away]
Sgt. Collins: Don't be a fool, Angus. If I find you're hiding that pony, I'll lock you up, and your boy, too.
Angus Pirie: You just leave my boy alone and get off my land!
Sgt. Collins: Angus...
Angus Pirie: Get off my land!
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