Hyzenthlay Quotes in Watership Down (1978)
Bigwig: I'd like to talk with you.
Hyzenthlay: I'm in the mark and under your orders, sir.
Bigwig: Do you remember a pale grey rabbit called Holly you helped escape some while ago?
Hyzenthlay: You've made a mistake, sir.
Bigwig: Listen, Hyzenthlay. Listen carefully. I'm from a warren where life is free. Where you can do is as you wish. I've come to bring you all out of Efrafra.
Hyzenthlay: You might be a spy sent by the council.
Bigwig: You know I'm not. Will you join us? And persuade your friends as well, trust me. My friends are not far away.
Hyzenthlay: [Voice is breaking] My courage, my... spirit is so much less than it was.
Bigwig: We can escape Efrafra. Believe me.
Hyzenthlay: Yes... I think I do.
General Woundwort: Your name?
Hyzenthlay: Hyzenthlay, sir.
General Woundwort: I'll be frank with you. You're safe here. Well get on with it!
Hyzenthlay: Sir, several of us propose an expedition for a new warren. Somewhere else.
General Woundwort: A new warren? Out of the question!
Hyzenthlay: But you don't understand. The system is breaking down.
General Woundwort: Explain that.
Hyzenthlay: Some of us can't produce litters, we're overcrowded.
General Woundwort: I want no further discussion about it.
Hyzenthlay: We'll go as far as you like!
General Woundwort: Here or anywhere else!
[she is approached threateningly by Campion]
Hyzenthlay: [meekly] Thank you, sir.
General Woundwort: Campion, have her watched.
Hyzenthlay: [discussing the escape plan with Bigwig] Sometimes I can tell when things are true. Sometimes... I can see it... The high down with trees, and...
Hyzenthlay: I've become foolish.
Bigwig: [referring to Fiver] You'll have to meet this friend of mine. He talks just like that.
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