[an unpleasant prospective adoptive parent solely interested in getting a young boy to do manual labor
Well, I guess you ain't got nuthin' wrong with yuh. Can you cut wood?
[taking an immediate dislike for the adopter, he chooses to ridicule him
No! Can you? How often do you take a bath? Do you brush your teeth every morning? Do you know the Lord's Prayer? Do you go to church every Sunday morning?
[taking umbrage at the open disrespect
You looka here, young fella...
[comtinuimg his tirade
Listen to the Mocking Bird
Lyrics by Septimus Winner
Music by Richard Milburn
[Hummed by the Mequiteer's during their introductory scene.] See more