. The Man Who Laughs VICTOR HUGO PART 2 BOOK 1 CHAPTER 9 Hate is as Strong as Love Queen Anne had several of these low voices about her. Barkilphedro was one. Besides the queen,. of amusing the hunter by the sight of his living prey; giving the watcher the hope of the smoking and boiling blood about to flow; of amusing the bird-catcher by the credulity of the uselessly-winged. not avow. In the completely wicked man this exists in hideous perfection. So much the worse for others, signifies so much the better for himself. The shadows of the caverns of man& apos;s mind.