I don't think I would have been able to hide my disgust. I mean, come on, you've served faithfully, but the people reject you, your God and all that you believe in. And now the one that has been chosen is hiding
(1 Sam 10:21-22).
I probably would have said something like, "ok you wanted a king, well there he is, he's the one hiding over there, some king he'll be, but that's what you wanted!"
But that's not the way Samuel acted. Again he was humble and patient and let God make his appointment clear to everyone.
self proclamation that makes one a leader in God's work.
Genuine leaders must learn to wait for a divine introduction.