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A man shares his days with hunger, thirst, and cold, with the good times and the bad, and the first part of being a man is to understand that.
I have read my books by many lights, hoarding their beauty, their wit or wisdom against the dark days when I would have no book, nor a place to read. I have known hunger of the belly kind many times over, but I have known a worse hunger: the need to know and to learn.
Hardy had learned in a hard school, where the tests are given by savage Indians, by bitter cold, by hunger. These were tests where the result was not just a bad mark if one failed. The result was a starved or frozen body somewhere, forgotten in the wilderness.
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The male — I have found — is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.
March 22, 1908
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