"I began to make plans to kill him by smothering him with a pillow," (Hurst 345).
"But all of us must have something or someone to be proud of, and Doodle had become mine," (Hurst 347).
" 'I'm going to teach you to walk, Doodle,' I said," (Hurst 346).
"They did not know that I did it for myself; that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices; and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother," (Hurst 347)
"On hot days, Doodle and I went down to Horsehead Landing, and I gave him swimming lessons or showed him how to row a boat," (Hurst 349).
"Once I had succeeded in teaching Doodle to walk, I began to believe in my own infallibility and I prepared a terrific development program for him," (Hurst 349).