Eneke the bird says that since men have learned to shoot without missing, he has learned to fly without perching. (Nwakibie) 22
Our fathers said you can tell a ripe corn by its look. 23
A chick that will grow into a cock can be spotted the very day it hatches. (Obierika) 66
When a mother-cow is chewing grass its young ones watch its mouth. 70-71
- Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart . New York: Anchor Books, 1994.