It is not reasonable that a man would so injure himself, and continue to injure himself, by striking the soft and sensitive parts of his face against your head.
Does it stand to reason that a man, any man not a lunatic, would so injure himself, and continue to injure himself, by striking the soft and sensitive parts of his face with a stone?
Sawyer, that a more unmanly, brutal treatment of a little pony it was never my painful lot to witness, and by giving way to such passion you injure
your own character as much, nay more, than you injure
your horse; and remember, we shall all have to be judged according to our works, whether they be toward man or toward beast.
If you had been a man, you villain, you would have scorned to injure
a woman in that manner.
I have the sense to see that I'm not always quite correct, but sometimes I think that's no great matter, as long as I injure
nobody but myself - '