A man is but a beast as he lives from day to day, eating and drinking, breathing and sleeping.
He is a wondrous large and strong man, with no ruth for man, woman, or beast.
The voice, too, when he spoke, was as deep and as fierce as the growl of a beast of prey.
It is used by their prickers and huntsmen when the beast hath not fled, but is still in its lair.
If the hunter ...