For Whom the Bell Tolls
"I liked you better when you were barbarous," the woman said. "Of all men the drunkard is the foulest. The thief when he is not stealing is like another. The extortioner does not practice in the home. The murderer when he is at home can wash his hands. But the drunkard stinks and vomits in his own bed and dissolves his organs in alcohol." (16.135)
Gaylord's was good and sound and what he needed. At the start he knew enough to accept the necessity for all the deception and what he learned at Gaylord's only strengthened him in his belief in the things that he did hold to be true. He liked to know how it really was; not how it was supposed to be. (18.38)
"Thou must act like a man," she said to Primitivo. "A grown man. You with your gray hairs and all."
"Don't joke with me," Primitivo said sullenly. "If a man has a little heart and a little imagination – "
"He should learn to control them," Pilar said. (22.72-74)