I'm too bright for most men, and yet I have to descend to their level let them patronize my intellect in order to get their attention. Every year that I don't marry I've got less chance for a first class man."
"How'll I fit in?" he damanded. "what am I for? To propagate the race? According to the American novels we are led to believe that the 'healthy American boy' from nineteen to twenty-five is and entiredly sexless animal. As a matter of fact, the healthier he is the leass that's true."
He felt the life had rejected him…life was a damned muddle..a football game with every one off-side and the referee gotten rid of-every one claiming the referee would have been on his side.
He found something that he wanted, had always wanted and always would want-not to be admired, as he had feared; not to be loved, as he had made himself believe; but to be necessary to people, to be indispensable; he remembered the sense of security he had found in Burne.