# Chapter 1 is entitled "the one thing needful." what is that one thing?

in the Hard times

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"The one thing needful" is the seed of "fact" and even though the insistence upon "hard facts" seems infertile and unyielding, the motif of sowing makes the classroom a literal kindergarten.

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http://www.gradesaver.com/hard-times/study-guide/section1/