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Physical appearance 'little stocky man'
Dressed in jeans and flannel shirt, but sees himself above the workers (cf. Slim) 'he wore high-heeled boots and spurs to prove he was not a laboring man.'
Candy tells George that the Boss beat up Crook because he and Lennie were late and he was 'burned' by it 'he give the stable buck hell'
The Boss frequently beats up Crooks. 'The boss him hell when he's mad.'
Physical reaction when he does not believe George's story. 'squinted'
Suspicious of George's motivations in going around with Lennie. 'What you trying to put over?'
Pushes the idea that George is taking advantage of Lennie. 'I said what stake you got in this guy? You takin' his pay away from him?'
Explains why he is so suspicious of George. 'I never seen one guy take so much trouble for another guy. I just like to know what your interest is.'
Has to assert his control before he leaves. 'But don't you try to put nothing over, Milton. I got my eye on you.'
Aware he is short in his description of Slim. 'Big tall skinner.'
Created by: MB-J
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