"He turned his eyes about him; his mouth opened and his lips curled back over his teeth. Then he seemed to make an effort towards control, and began to mutter something to himself. "not much yet, Lord god!" Richardson heard. "Slowly, Lord, slowly! I'll make sacrifice -- the blood of the sacrifice," and at that a sudden impatient anger caught the young man.
"Fool," he cried out, "there's only one sacrifice, and the God of gods makes it, not you."
The hero of The Place of the Lion correcting another who is turning into a beast
by Charles Williams