You have some surface similarities to Richard Morris, the misanthrope at the center of Perforated Heart.
The misanthrope once more retired to the pantry for shelter, and the rest of the guests were evidently disconcerted.
The misanthrope and the reckless are neither agitated nor agonised.
And this was Montfort the misanthrope—Montfort the socialist—Montfort the agrarian.
But how is it that you alone, Antisthenes, you misanthrope, love nobody?
He becomes a misanthrope, hates his fellow-beings and resorts to petty shifts in order to live.
And whether there were no means of inducing him to cease to be a misanthrope?
But, though he was slow to make close friendships, he was no misanthrope.
So young, and already such a misanthrope—afraid of the world!
He is neither a jester nor a hermit; neither a misanthrope nor a fool.