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Irvin D. Yalom - 1980 - 524 pages
|Cicero said, "To philosophize is to prepare for death,'" and Seneca: "No man |
enjoys the true taste of life but he who is willing and ready to quit it."* Saint ...
Although the physicality of death destroys man, the idea of death saves him. This
Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
|48 It is not death, but dying, which is terrible. HENRY FIELDING (1 707-54). |
English novelist, dramatist. Amelia. bk.3,ch.40751). 49 Death destroys a man: the
idea of Death saves him. E. M. FORSTER (1879-1970). Brilish novelist, essayist.
|But mention Death to them and they're offended, because Death's really Imperial |
" 'Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him.' Behind the coffins and the
skeletons that stay the vulgar mind lies something so immense that all that is ...
|One way to read Howards End is to see the moment of his death as the moment |
when he finally understands what Helen has to ... Death destroys a man, but the
idea of death saves him — that is the best account of it that has yet been given.
1995 - 168 pages
|Of the items in Group B many refer to Persephone as 'the goddess of death' (B-l, |
2, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 10), although she is at ... of Death' at the end of Chapter XXVII,
where occurs the statement — Death destroys a man; the idea of Death saves
Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
|The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in |
all their purity. ~ George ... P. D. Ouspensky, 1878-1947 ~ A New Model for the
Universe, 1934 Death destroys a man, but knowledge of death saves him.
|In his discussion of Lucian, Paul Turner writes: "In his constant variations on the |
theme of death [Lucian] is not, I think, merely exploiting a rich source of comedy,
but dramatizing the important truth expressed in E. M. Forster's epigram: 'Death
destroys a man; the idea of Death saves him.' '" Put less salvationally, what the
idea of death in Lucian's Dialogues saves (or may save) a man from is a huge ...
|Howards End; The Longest Journey; A Room with A View; Where Angels Fear to |
Tread; The Machine Stops E. M. Forster. of Money. Death and Money are the ... "
Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him." Behind the coffins and the ...
|He agrees with Forster that "death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves |
him" ; with Wordsworth's Margaret that "the good die first, and they whose hearts
are dry as summer dust burn to the socket"; and with Blake that priesthood began
|Helen, as a romantic, is absolute for Death. She pounces on the suggestive idea |
that 'Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him': that to think of death is
to encounter the Unseen, the infinite, which is more 'real' than the world of ...