Mrs. Quayle Quotes in Ride a Wild Pony (1975)
Mrs. Quayle Quotes:
Jeannie Quayle: I don't like Scott Pirie. Mary Strapp has to sit next to him. She says he smells.
Mrs. Quayle: Jeannie, he has all the farm chores to do before he comes to school in the morning.
Jeannie Quayle: He could still have a bath.
Mrs. Quayle: Could he? The Piries have no running water on their farm. Every drop they use has to be pumped up and heated on the stove.
Kit Quayle: Anyway, I like Scotty.
Jeannie Quayle: You would.
Kit Quayle: Just because you go and visit Josie Ellison in her big rich house.
Scotty Pirie: Mr. Quayle, I've got some manure here for you. Shall I put it at the end of the garden?
[Scotty rides Taff through the Quayles's yard]
Charles E. Quayle: What are you doing? Watch out for the tomato plants!
Scotty Pirie: I should spread it out at night so it won't stick so much.
Charles E. Quayle: Yes, uh, how much do I owe you?
Scotty Pirie: Nothing, it's a present from my father.
Charles E. Quayle: Watch out for the...
[Scotty leaps over the fence on Taff]
Mrs. Quayle: Well! That's one way to collect illegal fees.
Charles E. Quayle: Angus Pirie always pays his debts the best way that he can.
Mrs. Quayle: Why, Mrs. Pirie, do come in.
Mrs. Pirie: Scotty is gone.
Mrs. Quayle: Gone? You mean he disappeared? How long ago?
Kit Quayle: He hasn't been in school since Tuesday.
Mrs. Pirie: My husband has gone to the police.
Mrs. Quayle: Well, come in and have a cup of tea.
Mrs. Pirie: I thought maybe Kit could go and look for Scotty on the river.
Mrs. Quayle: You mean on the Ellison property?
Kit Quayle: Yeah, of course I'll go.
Charles E. Quayle: Scotty's missing? There's, uh, no need for Kit to go. I shall... uh... ring Mr. Ellison.
Charles E. Quayle: Mr. Ellison?
James Ellison: Yes?
Charles E. Quayle: Quayle here.
James Ellison: Oh. Well, what can I do for you?
Charles E. Quayle: We've got a missing boy, Scott Pirie. His mother thinks he might be somewhere on your property.
James Ellison: Well, I haven't seen him myself, but I'll tell my stockman to keep an eye out for him.
Charles E. Quayle: Thank you, I'm very much obliged. Goodbye. He's going to ask the stockman to keep an eye out for him.
Mrs. Quayle: Oh, good.
Mrs. Quayle: [to Mrs. Pirie] I hope that makes you feel better.
Jeannie Quayle: Well, I think it's wicked and cruel of Scott Pirie trying to take Josie's pony.
Kit Quayle: It isn't her pony. It's Scotty's.
Charles E. Quayle: How do you know it is?
Kit Quayle: I just know.
Charles E. Quayle: Well, what if Josie Ellison just knows that it's hers?
Mrs. Quayle: But supposing it really is Scott Pirie's pony? What happens then?
Charles E. Quayle: Only a court of law can decide that.
Jeannie Quayle: If it did go to court, Father, who do you think would win?
Charles E. Quayle: Well, I'm not prepared to act as judge.
Jeannie Quayle: Come on, Father, which do you think?
Charles E. Quayle: In this case, possession is nine-tenths of the law.
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