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spoken of me to him in not unflattering terms, on Randy-Thursday) -- a virtue evidently outweighing in his eye my claim to Grand-Tutorhood. Which didn't believe in,et cetera. But of all men on campus, admired most his father, for perfect selflessness exemplified in renouncing even a name. . .
"Greatnesshood!" he shouted, pounding the chair-arm. "Splendidacy!"
But now his eye sparkled with frustration: he could not help loving these people, yet he disapproved of his love, which smacked of Informationalist idolatry. Nor was this his only failing as a Student-Unionist: he was subject, he confessed, to fits of impulsive insubordination and independent behavior, which no amount of subsequent remorse appeared to cure. As a young riot-engineer in C.R. II, for example, he had been captured by the Siegfrieders early in the conflict when he'd stolen behind their lines one night, without authorization, to untether a nannny-goat abandoned by a fleeing farmer