“Yes. The beast is a hunter. Only— shut up! The next thing is that wecouldn’t kill it. And the next is that Ralph said my hunters are no good.”“I never said that!”“I’ve got the conch. Ralph thinks you’re cowards, running away fromthe boar and the beast. And that’s not all.”
“You are a silly little boy,” said the Lord of the Flies, “just an ignorant,silly little boy.”
The circle moved in and around. Robert squealed in mock terror, then in real pain."Ow! Stop it! You're hurting!""Hold him!"