Let a Christian hunter

go to the Lord’s woods

and kill his well-kept beasts,

or wild Indians, and it is well;

but let an enterprising specimen

of these proper, predestined victims

go to houses and fields

and kill the most worthless person

of the vertical godlike killers,

–oh! that is horribly unorthodox,

and on the part of the Indians,

atrocious murder!

Well, I have precious little sympathy

for the selfish propriety of civilized man,

and if a war of races should occur

between the wild beasts and Lord Man,

I would be tempted to sympathize

with the bears.