Oh would to god
that I could sink my teeth in his liver, eat him raw!
That would avenge what he has done to Hector.

– Homer

The Iliad, Book 24, lines 252-254. Hecuba expresses her rage over the slaughter of her son Hector by Achilles. The unforgiving mother, who feels greatly the loss of her beloved son, wishes that she could sink her teeth into Achilles and eat him raw in revenge.