Fiver Quotes in Watership Down (1978)


Fiver Quotes:

  • Bigwig: Hazel? It is Hazel, isn't it?

    Hazel: It is.

    Bigwig: What are you doing here?

    Hazel: [Motioning to Fiver] We want to see the chief rabbit, Bigwig.

    Bigwig: We? You mean he wants to see him too?

    Hazel: Yes.

    Fiver: I must.

    Bigwig: What on earth for?

    Fiver: Well, I...

    Holly: Bigwig? What do they want?

    Bigwig: They want to see the chief rabbit.

    Holly: What for?

    Fiver: Well, I...

    Holly: Send them away.

    Bigwig: I'll take care of it, Holly.

    [Turns back to Hazel]

    Hazel: Look, Bigwig, when have I EVER asked to see the chief rabbit?

    Bigwig: [Thinks over, hesitating] All right, all right. Wait here.

    [Goes into warren, speaks to Chief Rabbit for a moment, comes back up]

    Bigwig: Come along then. Though I'll probably get my ears chewed off for this...

  • Fiver: Look. Look. That's the place for us. High, lonely hills, where the wind and the sound carry, and the ground's as dry as straw in a barn. That's where we ought to be. That's where we have to get to.

  • Fiver: [talking about Cowslip's warren] You pay for it! The food, the warren... but no one must ever ask where anyone was or speak of the wires! The whole place is snared! Everywhere, every day!

  • Blackberry: Men have always hated us.

    Holly: No. They just destroyed the warren because we were in their way.

    Fiver: They'll never rest until they've spoiled the earth.

  • Hazel: Where are you going?

    Fiver: Away, to the hills.

    Hazel: By yourself, alone? You'll die!

    Fiver: You're closer to death than I am.

  • Blackberry: [returning after the disasterous raid on Nuthanger Farm] Fiver, there's been some trouble. Hazel's been shot.

    Fiver: No.

    Blackberry: The Black Rabbit serves Lord Frith, but he does no more than his appointed task.

    Fiver: Hazel's not dead.

  • Fiver: [long pause after Violet has been carried off by an attacking hawk, then] Violet's gone.

  • Fiver: Hazel, look... the field... it's covered with blood!

  • Fiver: There's something very queer about the warren this evening...

    Hazel: Is it dangerous?

    Fiver: It's not exactly danger, it's... oh, I don't know. Something oppressive... like thunder.

  • Fiver: [in the grip of a vision] So cold... so very cold...

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