Delusion and dream

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Moffat, Yard and Company, 1917 - 243 pages
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Page 127 - Storytellers are valuable allies, and their testimony is to be rated high, for they usually know many things between heaven and earth that our academic wisdom does not even dream of. In psychic knowledge, indeed, they are far ahead of us, ordinary people, because they draw from sources that we have not yet made accessible for science.
Page 206 - he had, without himself knowing the motive in his heart, come to Italy on that account and had, without stop, continued from Rome and Naples to Pompeii to see if he could here find trace of her—and that in a literal sense,—for, with her unusual gait, she must have left behind in the ashes a foot-print different from all the others.
Page 170 - There is no better analogy for repression, which at the same time makes inaccessible and conserves something psychic, than the burial which was the fate of Pompeii, and from which the city was able to
Page 135 - he is destined to be a poet or a neurotic, and he belongs to that race of beings whose realm is not of this world.
Page 16 - excellently for the enrichment of his knowledge, and he had returned home fully satisfied to devote himself with the new acquisitions to his science. That besides these objects from the distant past, the present still existed round about him, he felt only in the most shadowy way; for his feelings marble and bronze were not dead, but rather the only really vital thing which expressed the purpose
Page 122 - rediviva ZoŽ Bertgang, viewed by him with dreamily observing eyes, crossed with her calmly buoyant walk, through the sunlight, over the stepping-stones, to the other side of the street.
Page 138 - With this memory he became conscious, for the first time, of something else; he had, without himself knowing the motive in his heart, come to Italy on that account and had, without stop, continued from Rome and Naples to Pompeii to see if he could here find trace of her — and that in a literal sense,
Page 143 - what is the nature of the physical manifestation of a being like Gradiva, dead and alive at the same time, although the latter was true only in the noon hour of
Page 114 - good, happy, clever comrade— it is most strange—" "That a person must die to become alive again; but for archaeologists that is of course necessary." "No, I mean your name—" "Why is it strange?" The young archaeologist showed himself familiar with not only the classical languages, but also
Page 205 - that he was out of sorts because he lacked something without being able to explain what, and this ill-humor he took everywhere with him.

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