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Flashcards in Slim Deck (16):
1

‘A tall man’
‘He moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen’
‘the prince of the ranch’
‘ a gravity in his manner’
‘his authority was so great’
‘understanding beyond thought’
Hands ‘delicate as those of a temple dancer.’

‘A tall man’
‘He moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen’
‘the prince of the ranch’
‘ a gravity in his manner’
‘his authority was so great’
‘understanding beyond thought’
Hands ‘delicate as those of a temple dancer.’

2

‘It’s brighter’n a bitch outside’

‘It’s brighter’n a bitch outside’

3

‘his tone was friendly. It invited confidence without demanding it.’

‘his tone was friendly. It invited confidence without demanding it.’

4

‘it wasn’t nothing,.. I would of had to drowned most of them , anyways’

‘it wasn’t nothing,.. I would of had to drowned most of them , anyways’

5

‘Maybe he ain’t bright but I never seen such a worker.’
‘Take a real smart guy and he ain’t hardly ever a nice fella’

‘Maybe he ain’t bright but I never seen such a worker.’
‘Take a real smart guy and he ain’t hardly ever a nice fella’

6

‘Slim neither encouraged nor discouraged him. He just sat back, quiet and receptive.’

‘Slim neither encouraged nor discouraged him. He just sat back, quiet and receptive.’

7

‘ … calm, Godlike eyes ’ George speaks in a ‘tone of confession’

‘ … calm, Godlike eyes ’ George speaks in a ‘tone of confession’

8

‘Carl’s right. That dog aint no good to himself. I wisht somebody’d shoot me if I get old an’ a’ cripple’

‘Carl’s right. That dog aint no good to himself. I wisht somebody’d shoot me if I get old an’ a’ cripple’

9

Candy looked … Slim’s opinions were law.

Candy looked … Slim’s opinions were law.

10

‘Oh! Hello, Crooks. What’s the matter.’ (Addressed as Mr Slim = respect?)

‘Oh! Hello, Crooks. What’s the matter.’ (Addressed as Mr Slim = respect?)

11

‘Well you been askin’ me … I’m getting god-damn sick of it……You lay offa me’

‘Well you been askin’ me … I’m getting god-damn sick of it……You lay offa me’

12

If you jus’ tell and try and get this guy canned and we’ll tell ever’body an’ then will you get the laugh.’

If you jus’ tell and try and get this guy canned and we’ll tell ever’body an’ then will you get the laugh.’

13

‘Guys don’t come into a colored guy’s room very much. Nobody been here but Slim.’

‘Guys don’t come into a colored guy’s room very much. Nobody been here but Slim.’

14

‘ Then Slim went quietly over to her … the spell was broken.’

‘ Then Slim went quietly over to her … the spell was broken.’

15

‘Slim sighed. ‘Well I guess we got to get to him.’ Curley – maybe you better stay here with your wife’

‘Slim sighed. ‘Well I guess we got to get to him.’ Curley – maybe you better stay here with your wife’

16

‘You hadda, George. I swear you hadda.’

‘You hadda, George. I swear you hadda.’