"The little baggage hath witchcraft in her, I profess," said he to Mr.
"Better to fast and pray upon it; and still better, it may be, to leave the mystery as we find it, unless Providence reveal it of its own accord Thereby, every good Christian man hath a title to show a father's kindness towards the poor, deserted babe.
I am not much more than an animal which hath been taught to dance by blows and scanty fare."
Verily, a fine catch of fish hath Zarathustra made to-day!
"Zarathustra is carrying away the dead dog: a fine thing that Zarathustra hath turned a grave-digger!
A light hath dawned upon me: I need companions--living ones; not dead companions and corpses, which I carry with me where I will.
Fellow-creators, Zarathustra seeketh; fellow-reapers and fellow-rejoicers, Zarathustra seeketh: what hath he to do with herds and herdsmen and corpses!
To the lone-dwellers will I sing my song, and to the twain-dwellers; and unto him who hath still ears for the unheard, will I make the heart heavy with my happiness.