Tarzan held a peculiar position in the tribe. They seemed to consider him one of them and yet in some way different. The older males either ignored him entirely or else hated him so vindictively that but for his wondrous agility and speed and the fierce protection of the huge Kala he would have been dispatched at an early age.
Can it be fancied that Deity ever vindictively Made in his image a mannikin merely to madden it?edgar allan poe
The law does not act vindictively.