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Alas! everything is an abyss,--action, dream, desire, speech!
The abyss of desire is difficult to fill.
Positively I sit here, and look at Europe sink, first one deck disappearing, then another, and the whole ship slowly plunging bow- ...
We want ... to plunge into the depths of the abyss, Hell or Heaven, what does it matter? into the depths of the Unknown to find so ...
For this world we live in
None of us is sly enough.
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Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they ...
Abyss-mongering makes professors and poets feel daring.
The new statement is always hated by the old, and, to those dwelling in the old, comes like an abyss of skepticism.
Let a man learn to look for the permanent in the mutable and fleeting; let him learn to bear the disappearance of things he was wo ...
The connection between our knowledge and the abyss of being is still real, and the explication must be not less magnificent.
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