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Sanger Rainsford Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Sanger Rainsford
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“I refuse to believe that so modern and civilized a young man as you seem to be harbors romantic ideas about the value of human life. Surely your experiences in the war.”
Richard Connell
author
The Most Dangerous Game
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Sanger Rainsford
General Zaroff
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war
personal experiences
human life
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“One superstitious sailor can taint the whole ship’s company with his fear.
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“He stood there, rubbing his injured shoulder, and Rainsford, with fear again gripping his heart, heard the general’s mocking laugh ring through the jungle.”
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“The best sport in the world.”
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“Be a realist. The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters.”
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“You see, I read all books on hunting published in English, French, and Russian. I have but one passion in my life, Mr. Rainsford, and it is the hunt.”
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“Simply this: hunting had ceased to be what you call `a sporting proposition.′ It had become too easy. I always got my quarry. Always. There is no greater bore than perfection.”
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“At daybreak Rainsford, lying near the swamp, was awakened by a sound that made him know that he had new things to learn about fear.”
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“I congratulate you . . . You have won the game.”
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“I must do something. Now, mine is an analytical mind, Mr. Rainsford. Doubtless that is why I enjoy the problems of the chase.
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“Your brain against mine. Your woodcraft against mine. Your strength and stamina against mine. Outdoor chess!”
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“It was flight now, a desperate, hopeless flight, that carried him on for some hours.”
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“I have played the fox, now I must play the cat of the fable.”

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