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In what context does Montag reflect to himself that "it was the hand that started it all . . . His hands had been infected, and soon it would be his arms . . . His hands were ravenous."
Before he jumps in the river to escape the Mechanical Hound.
When Montag steals books from the old woman's burning home.
When Beatty notices a hidden radio in Guy's ear.
When Mildred is hungry after getting her stomach pumped.
Montag is describing why he became a fireman in the first place.