Quotes: Offing the Offspring
I would rather be Herod's pig than his son.
"Now I realize that banishment was far too merciful for treason. Your penalty shall be far steeper."
"You ungrateful, insolent child, I now see there is no chance to save you."
" I gave you life, I will also kill you!"
— Taras Bulba, Taras Bulba.
What can one do when one is a widower
Shamefully burdened with three little pests
All that I wanted was the freedom of a new life
So my burden I began to divest.
"I wasn't the first child [Henry Lawson] made, only the first one he kept."
"Son... I need your strength. I gave you life. Now you must give it back to me... only a million times more radiant... more powerful."