Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe

Nor had I erred in my calculations—nor had I endured in vain. I at length felt that I was free.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. author. The narrator, in "The Pit and the Pendulum," The Gift (1842).

Ratiocination propelled by the life instinct.
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