• It is a hard thing when one has shot sixty-five lions or more, as I have in the course of my life, that the sixty-sixth should chew your leg like a quid of tobacco. It breaks the routine of the thing, and putting other considerations aside, I am an orderly man and don't like that. This is by the way.

    H. Rider Haggard (2012). “Allan Quatermain #1: King Solomon's Mines”, p.7, Simon and Schuster