"Mr Goldman?" she called. "Are you all right?"
He paused by the pump and looked at her. 'No, I'm not, Mrs Langstone. How can I be? I'm frightened."
He raised his hat in farewell and a moment later was out of sight. It was only as Lydia was letting herself into the house that she realized what he had meant.
He was not frightened of the uniformed thugs in the undercroft.
He was not even frightened for himself.
He was frightened of what the uniformed thugs stood for.
He was frightened on behalf of all those people who stood in their way.
He was frightened of the future.
Bleeding Heart Square: Andrew Taylor [page 396]
5th German Federal Election 20 May 1928
National Socialist German Workers Party NSDAP [Nazis] 2.6% of vote
United Kingdom European Elections results 8 June 2009
British National Party BNP 6.5% of vote
In Yorkshire and Humberside the BNP received 9.8% of vote
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing: Edmund Burke