MEANWHILE there appears a heroic and exemplary side, as well as a warning side to our elephant.
He stands as a figure of one who prefers his work to himself, his duty to his life.
A somewhat comical figure of a hero, yet none the less pathetic.
Not to be laughed at, but looked up to by such persons as have ever postponed work to self, duty to life.
I, for one, must not laugh at him.