• He was kindhearted, in a way. You know the sort of kind heart: it made him uncomfortable more often than it made him do anything; and even when he did anything, it did not prevent him from grumbling, losing his temper and swearing (mostly to himself).

    J.R.R. Tolkien (2012). “Tales from the Perilous Realm”, p.285, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt