A man as fearful as Treslove of what might befall him above ground was hardly going to venture beneath it.
Treslove himself a case in point. Though not promoted, only disabled.
Note: uh...is this guy crazy?
Not only did it concede the improbability that he ever would cheer up, it accepted that there could be nothing much to cheer up for if cheering up was all there was to look forward to.
He supposed a Jew would be like the word Jew – small and dark and beetling. A secret person.