The Most Dangerous Game
by Richard Connell
The Most Dangerous Game Perseverance Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Part.Paragraph)
A certain cool headedness had come to him; it was not the first time he had been in a tight place. (1. 34)
He’s a hunter, after all. He’s probably faced down a Sumatran rhinoceros in the tropical lowlands of Borneo—you think a little water is going to stop him? But of course, this is only the beginning.
[…] and doggedly he swam in that direction, swimming with slow, deliberate strokes, conserving his strength (1.35)
Well, he is swimming toward the pistol shots, but we’ll give him credit that he knows what he’s doing. Notice that he’s not thrashing around—he’s slow and deliberate, knowing he’s in for the long haul.