beast of the field

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After hot muffins, it says, "Be dull and soulless, like a beast of the field - a brainless animal, with listless eye, unlit by any ray of fancy, or of hope, or fear, or love, or life.
Let us make now Man in our image, Man In our similitude, and let them rule Over the Fish and Fowle of Sea and Aire, Beast of the Field, and over all the Earth, And every creeping thing that creeps the ground.
Yep, I'm a full on meat-eater and don't tend to discriminate between the species: beast of the field, bird of the skies or the fish of the deep, I luv 'em all.
I could hardly believe how a beast of the field could end up in this deliciously delicate form.