“And there were easements and satisfactions. To have a full stomach, to doze lazily in the sunshine—such things were remuneration in full for his ardours and toils, while his ardours and tolls were in themselves self-remunerative. They were expressions of life, and life is always happy when it is expressing itself.
So the cub had no quarrel with his hostile environment. He was very much alive, very happy, and very proud of himself.
PART III CHAPTER I—THE MAKERS OF FIRE The cub came upon it suddenly. It was his own fault.”