Humans are the main cause of the problem.
It was only from that day, that one could really see what the world and human beings were really like.
"At last comes the right companion," said the musician, "for I was seeking a human being, not wild animals."
"It's evident that I'm not a human being any longer, but a real elf," thought he.
And the longer he walked there, the better he liked human beings.
After all, human beings were very wonderful and clever.
and how Nils, the goose boy, had risked his life among human beings, and taken the little squirrel children to her.
But this night the wild geese were not alone on the ice, for they had a human being among them--little as he was.
He was no longer a human being--but a freak.
He thought it was as though he had murdered a human being.