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The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His ...
William Makepeace Thackeray
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2008
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Seite 367 - I do not like thee, Dr. Fell : the reason why I cannot tell,
Seite 172 - I see the truth in that man, as I do in his brother, whose logic drives him to quite a different ^ conclusion, and who, after having passed a life in vain endeavours to reconcile an irreconcilable book, flings it at last down in despair, and declares, with tearful eyes, and hands up to heaven, his revolt and recantation.
Seite 172 - ... and conscienceless and serene. Conscience! What is conscience? Why accept remorse? What is public or private faith? Mythuses alike enveloped in enormous tradition. If, seeing and acknowledging the lies of the world, Arthur, as see them you can with only too fatal a clearness, you submit to them without any protest further than a laugh; if, plunged yourself in easy sensuality, you allow the whole wretched world to pass groaning by you unmoved: if the fight for the truth is taking place, and all...
Seite 171 - ... solutions to those come to by our friend. We are not pledging ourselves for the correctness of his opinions, which readers will please to consider are delivered dramatically, the writer being no more answerable for them, than for the sentiments uttered by any other character of the story: our endeavor is merely to follow out, in its progress, the development of the mind of a worldly and selfish, but not ungenerous or unkind, or truthavoiding man.