We are all monsters

What if I wake up… And it isn’t a dream?… And I’m drenched in red… and my hands stained black?.. .. And what if I can’t bring myself to care?.. Am I a Monster?.. Are We all Monsters? — Meepingblog

Sea Monsters Unmasked, and Sea Fables

“. . .in the Sea of Angola mermaids are frequently caught which resemble the human species. They are taken in nets, and killed . . . and are heard to shriek and cry like women.” —Sea Monsters Unmasked, and Sea Fables, Henry Lee

Dictionary of Superstitions

“Specific examples of accidents that are somewhat perversely good omens include the Japanese belief that if a patient’s medicine is accidentally split then he or she will shortly recover.”