While man exclaims, See all things for my use! See man for mine! replies a pamperd goose.1
Essay on Man. Epistle iii. Line 45.
Note 1. Why may not a goose say thus? there is nothing that yon heavenly roof looks upon so favourably as me; I am the darling of Nature. Is it not man that keeps and serves me?Montaigne: Apology for Raimond Lebond. [back]