Anyone inclined to mockery might have found something to smile at in his appearance. But what is there that people will not smile at? From The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
“Remember, young man, unceasingly,” Father Païssy began, without preface, “that the science of this world, which has become a great power, has, especially in the last century, analysed everything divine handed down to us in the holy books. After this cruel analysis the learned of this world have nothing left of all that was sacredContinue reading “after this cruel analysis”