"I know there isn't no beast - not with claws and all that, I mean - but I know there isn't no fear, either." (Golding, 84).
"Jack listened to Percival's answer and then let go of him. Percival, released, surrounded by the comfortable presence of humans, fell in the long grass and went to sleep." (Golding, 88).
"Jack cleared his throat, then reported casually. "He says the beast comes out of the sea." " (Golding, 88).
"He thought for a moment, formulating the question. "Who thinks there may be ghosts?" For a long time there was silence and no apparent movement. Then Ralph peered into the gloom and made out the hands." (Golding, 90).
""You knew, didn't you? I'm part of you? Close, close, close! I'm (the pig's head) the reason why it's no go? Why things are what they are?" (Golding, 143)
"The beast was harmless and horrible..." (Golding, 147).
""Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill!" said the head." (Golding, 143)
"Presently the heap broke up and figures staggered away. Only the beast lay still, a few yards from the sea. Even in the rain they could see how small a beast it was; and already its blood was staining the sand." (Golding, 153)