Call of the Wild

What does London say is the first time Buck harkens back to the life of his forebears?

In chapter 2

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The first time would be when Buck is trapped in the snow in Chapter Two. 

The snow walls pressed him on every side, and a great surge of fear swept through him—the fear of the wild thing for the trap. It was a token that he was harking back through his own life to the lives of his forebears; for he was a civilized dog, an unduly civilized dog, and of his own experience knew no trap and so could not of himself fear it.


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