here was no way of knowing what path he would take from there, but in order to survive as a human be

here was no way of knowing what path he would …

here was no way of knowing what path he would take from there, but in order to survive as a human being, he was sure to arrive at the fate of having to incur the dislike of other human beings. When that time came, he would probably clothe himself inconspicuously, so as not to attract attention, and beggarlike, linger about the market places of man, in search of something.

Sōseki Natsume