Paralyzed by the neurotic lassitude engendered by meeting one's past at every turn, past every corner, inside every cupboard, I go aimlessly from room to room
To complain of the age we live in, to murmur at the present possessors of power, to la,ent the past, to conceive extravagant hopes of the future, are the common dispositions of the greatest part of mankind.
Having wanted to walk on the sea like St. Peter, he had taken an involuntary bath, losing his dignity and the better part of his reputation.
And I'll look out for you, and you'll sign out as soon as you see me, And we'll go down the street arm in arm, and into all the shops, and then I'll choose my house, and you'll choose your house, and we'll live there like princes and good fellows.
Wasn't the cult of James a revealing symbol, a symbol of an age and society which wanted to dwll like him in some false world of false art and false cultures?
Form Follows Content
...if you have a lot of things you cannot move about a lot, that furniture requires dusting, duster requires servants, servants require insurance stamps and the whole tangle of them makes you think twice before you accept an invitation to dinner or go for a bathe in the Jordan.
Labor and care are rewarded with success, success produces confidence, confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which diligence has raised.
The Lord sitteth above the water floods. The Lord remaineth a King forever. The Lord shall give strength unto his people. The Lord shall give his people the blessing of peace.
I'll have my bond! Speak not against my bond! I have sworn an oath that I will have my bond!