I think that it was a snake-thingy... no wait I think it was a beast.
SNAKES! SNAKES! SNAKES! SNAKES!
Should I say something?
Maybe there is a beast... maybe
The small boy twisted himself further into himself. pg.35-36 " Tell us about the snake-thing." "Now he says it was a beastie." "Beastie?" "A snake-thing. Ever so big he saw it" "Where?" "In the woods"
An tree exploded in the fire like a bomb. Tall swathes of creepers rose for a moment into view, agonized, and went down again. The little boys screamed at them. " Snakes! Snakes! Look at the snakes!" p.46
Raplhhhhh get up
Simon felt a perilous necessity to speak; but to speak in assembly was a terrible thing to him. "Maybe," he said hesitantly, "maybe there is a beast." pg.88-89
Is....that...the.. pig AANHHAHAHHAH
Ralph pushed between them and got a thump on the chest. He wrestled the conch from someone and sat down breathlessly. "There's too much talk about ghosts. We ought to have left all this for daylight." A hushed and anonymous voice broke in. "Perhaps that's what the beast is--a ghost." pg.90
Then someone was shaking his arm, telling him that it was time for tea. "Ralph! Wake up!" The leaves were roaring like the sea. "Ralph, wake up!" "What's the matter?" "We saw--" "--the beast--" "--plain!" "Who are you?The twins?" "We saw the beast--" pg.98-99
Simon's mouth labored, brought forth audible words. " Pig's head on a stick." "Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill!" said the head. pg.143