The Most Dangerous Game

"Don't talk rot, Whitney," said Rainsford. "You're a big-game hunter, not a philosopher. Who cares how a jaguar feels?"
"Don't talk rot, Whitney," said Rainsford. "You're a big-game hunter, not a philosopher. Who cares how a jaguar feels?"

Richard Connell's 1924 short story about a hunter being hunted is one of my favorites, and one of the scariest I've read. Here's a link to the full tale.