Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed.
Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
I felt a melting in me. No more my splintered heart and maddened hand were turned against the wolfish world.
Wild rumours abound, wherever there is any adequate reality for them to cling to.
In man or fish, wriggling is a sign of inferiority.
Comparing the humped herds of whales with the humped herds of buffalo, which, not forty years ago, overspread by tens of thousands the prairies of Illinois and Missouri, and shook their iron manes.