I knew what it was, but I pretended not to; I refused to look at it, and put it out of my memory.
The Confessions of St. Augustine
In the end, he had to rescue himself from Mann Gulch by asking to be transferred to another ranger district. It had got so that he could not sleep at night, remembering the smell of it, and his dog would no longer come in but cried all night outside, knowing that something had gone wrong with him.
- Young Men and Fire