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" After this the universe was changed for me altogether. I awoke morning after morning with a horrible dread at the pit of my stomach, and with a sense of the insecurity of life that I never knew before, and that I have never felt since. It was like a revelation;... "
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature - Page 158
by William James - 1902 - 526 pages
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American Character

Brander Matthews - 1906 - 33 pages
...stomach, and with a sense of the insecurity of life that I never knew before, and that I have never felt since. ... It gradually faded, but for months I was unable to go into the dark alone. ... I have always felt that this experience of melancholia had a religious bearing....
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The Letters of William James, Volume 1

William James - American letters - 1920 - 729 pages
...of the insecurity of life that I never knew before, and that I have never felt since. It was like a revelation; and although the immediate feelings passed...months I was unable to go out into the dark alone. surface of life. My mother in particular, a very cheerful person, seemed to me a perfect paradox in...
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Introduction to the New Existentialism

Existentialism - 1967 - 188 pages
...of the insecurity of life that I never knew before, and that I have never felt since. It was like a revelation; and although the immediate feelings passed...live, how I myself had ever lived, so unconscious of this pit of insecurity beneath the surface of life. My mother in particular, a very cheerful person,...
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Beyond the Psychoanalytic Dyad: Developmental Semiotics in Freud, Peirce ...

John P. Muller - Psychology - 1996 - 230 pages
...made me sympathetic with the morbid feelings of others ever since ... 1 dreaded to be left alone. 1 remember wondering how other people could live, how...that pit of insecurity beneath the surface of life, (quoted in Erikson, 1968, p. 152) The protective barrier that prevented James from falling into that...
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Men, Religion, and Melancholia: James, Otto, Jung, and Eriksson

Boys - 1997 - 235 pages
...against that fate, if the hour for it should strike for me as it struck for him." It makes one wonder "how other people could live, how I myself had ever...that pit of insecurity beneath the surface of life" ( VRE, 1606i). n Exploration of James's recommendations for combating a world in which radical evil...
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The Cambridge Companion to William James

Ruth Anna Putnam - Philosophy - 1997 - 406 pages
...of domestic virtues, here intensifies into horror; such fellow-feeling makes of a man a small child: "for months I was unable to go out into the dark alone" {VRE, 135). He needs the security of home now more than ever, and, as if by imagistic power, his mother...
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The Experience of Nothingness

Michael Novak - Experience - 1970 - 147 pages
...of the insecurity of life that I never knew before, and that I have never felt since. It was like a revelation; and although the immediate feelings passed...that pit of insecurity beneath the surface of life. . . ." Images of nothingness, insanity, dread, and insecurity come together.53 His experience arose...
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Becoming William James

Howard M. Feinstein - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 377 pages
...communicate widiout more ado what seemed my sudden burden of inmost implacable unrest to my wife. WILLIAM: In general I dreaded to be left alone. I remember...live, how I myself had ever lived, so unconscious ofthat pit of insecurity beneath the surface of life. My mother in particular, a very cheerful person,...
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The Fantastic Anatomist: A Psychoanalytic Study of Henry James

Ronnie Bailie - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 128 pages
...pit of my stomach, and with a sense of the insecurity of life that I never knew before. It was like a revelation; and although the immediate feelings passed...experience has made me sympathetic with the morbid feeling of others ever since. It gradually faded, but for months I was unable to go out into the dark...
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Depression Is a Choice: Winning the Battle Without Drugs

A.B. Curtiss - Psychology - 2001 - 480 pages
...of the insecurity of life that I never knew before, and that I have never felt since. It was like a revelation; and although the immediate feelings passed...months I was unable to go out into the dark alone . . . I mean that the fear was so invasive and powerful that if I had not clung to scripture-texts...
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