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 John Webster - “We think cag'd birds sing, when indeed they cry.”  
 Charles Dickens - “Quadruped lions are said to be savage, only when they are hungry biped lions are rarely sulky longer than when their appetite for distinction remains unappeased.”  
 Anthony Trollope - “She understood how much louder a cock can crow in his own farmyard than elsewhere . . .”  
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - “A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen. Fire burst from its open mouth, its eyes glowed with a smouldering glare, its muzzle and hackles and dewlap were outlined in flickering flame. Never in the delirious dream of a disordered brain could anything more savage, more appalling, more hellish be conceived than that dark form and savage face which broke upon us out of the wall of fog.”  
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - “Three quiet days. This hell fiend is like a cat with a mouse. She lets me loose only to pounce upon me again. I am never so frightened as when every thing is still.”  
 Herman Melville - “Though amid all the smoking horror and diabolism of a sea-fight, sharks will be seen longingly gazing up to the ship's decks, like hungry dogs round a table where red meat is being carved, ready to bolt down every killed man that is tossed to them . . .”  
 Jack London - “And not only did he learn by experience, but instincts long dead became alive again. The domesticated generations fell from him. In vague ways he remembered back to the youth of the breed, to the time the wild dogs ranged in packs through the primeval forest and killed their meat as they ran it down.”  
 Bram Stoker - “Then a dog began to howl somewhere in a farmhouse far down the road, a long, agonized wailing, as if from fear. The sound was taken up by another dog, and then another and another, till, borne on the wind which now sighed softly through the Pass, a wild howling began, which seemed to come from all over the country, as far as the imagination could grasp it through the gloom of the night.”  
 William Shakespeare - “Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.”  
 K. Jerome - “Fox terriers are born with about four times as much original sin in them as other dogs are.”  
 Kenneth Grahame - “Animals arrived, liked the look of the place, took up their quarters, settled down, spread, and flourished. They didn't bother themselves about the past--they never do they're too busy.”  
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - “To all the world he was the man of violence, half animal and half demon but to her he always remained the little wilful boy of her own girlhood, the child who had clung to her hand. Evil indeed is the man who has not one woman to mourn him.”