may have: T. White, The Bestiary: A Book of Beasts. New York, 1960. "It may at first appear surprising that monsters had not already received their visual shape in the imagination of the earliest human communities but that the conscious creation of such creatures is a product of the earliest known civilizations, as far as we can now tell, in the period around 3000 B.C. The first pictorial records of monsters are to be found in that period in Egypt and Mesopotamia and, perhaps a little later, in India, in the civilizations of what is called the ancient Near East. The representation of monsters was later to reach its most flourishing period in classical Greece, in ancient Italy and to a lesser extent in the Roman period." H. Mode, Fabulous Beasts and Demons. London, 1973.

when Paul: H. Norse, "A Tangier Episode." Antaeus. Autumn, 1989. "Then there was Portland (where we were not supposed to be) & the plane filled up & I finished Hermann Hesse & Paul Bowles..." T. Merton, Thomas Merton in Alaska. New York, 1989. p.34.

a person: Nalungiaq, a shaman from Greenland, as told to Knud Rasmussen. "Me? I'm just an ordinary old woman," she told the Danish explorer. "I haven't got much of anything to tell you. She hesitated, sniffed the wind, then continued. "Well, I could tell you what life was like when the world began."