The Island of Dr. Moreau
"Chance," [Montgomery] answered; "Just chance."
"I prefer to make my thanks to the accessible agent."
"Thank no one. You had the need, and I the knowledge […]. I was bored, and wanted something to do." (4.8-10)
[Moreau] was simply howled out of the country. It may be he deserved to be, but I still think the tepid support of his fellow-investigators and his desertion by the great body of scientific workers, was a shameful thing. (7.20)
Yet surely, and especially to another scientific man, there was nothing so horrible in vivisection as to account for this secrecy. (7.22)