J. L. Borges, "El Tigre"
"He came and went, delicate and deadly, full of endless energy, at the other side of the strong bars and everyone watched.
It was the tiger of that morning in Palermo, and the tiger from the East and the tiger of Blake and Hugo and Shere Khan, and tigers that were and will be and also the archetypical tiger, as the individual, if any, is all his kind.
We thought it was bloody and beautiful. Norah, a girl, said: 'It is made for love' "
J. L. Borges, "The Tiger"