Pessimism: A History and a Criticism

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H.S. King, 1877 - Pessimism - 477 pages
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Page 17 - For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts ; even one thing befalleth them : as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath ; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast : for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
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Page 321 - Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend, Before we too into the Dust descend; Dust into Dust, and under Dust, to lie, Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and— sans End! Alike for those who for TODAY prepare, And those that after some TOMORROW stare, A Muezzin from the Tower of Darkness cries, 'Fools, your Reward is neither Here nor There.
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