Let a man begin in earnest with, "I ought," and he will end, by God's grace, if he persevere, with, "I will." Let him force himself to abound in all small offices of kindliness, attention, affectionateness, and all these for God's sake. By and by he will feel them become the habit of his soul.
Then, the cool kindliness of sheets, that soon Smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss Of blankets.
How can kindliness rule that man Who eateth other flesh to increase his own?