"Anthropologically speaking it was only yesterday that men ceased to club and ravish on the spot any female that attracted their passing whim."
"Yes, I suppose, Doctor", I said, "Life must have been one merry chase in those relaxed and informal old times. 'Nice day, madam. I love you madly. CONK! Oops-a-daisy, my little penguin.'"
p. 337, Anatomy of a Murder. Robert Traver
"No!" was the word that awakened us, "No!" being shouted in a man's loud voice from every house on the block. It can't be. No.
p. 16, The Plot Against America; Philip Roth