We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother’s shame; however you take it we men are a little breed.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
If our vaunted rule of the people does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done it must and will inevitably give place to something better.
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?