Patrick O'Brian, The Ionian Mission
Ernest Hemingway’s typewriter heads to the auction block ...
"In reality there is perhaps no one of our natural Passions so hard to subdue as Pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will every now and then peep out and show itself."
Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography