Adrift in the Noosphere by Damien Broderick PDF

By Damien Broderick

ISBN-10: 1434448193

ISBN-13: 9781434448194

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He had the reputation of being a saint. He could see the water under the earth, could conjure up spirits, and people came on pilgrimage to him. Lenz also learnt that he was a long way from the Steintal; he left with a party of woodcutters who were going in that direction. It did him good to have company. He had felt uneasy in the presence of that pow­ erful man who at times seemed to speak in a terrible voice. Also he felt afraid of himself when he was alone. He reached home. The past night had made a deep im­ pression on him.

She was a child; it was as if the world were too big for her and she shrank into herself. She always found the smallest corner in the whole house and there she sat, as if all her joy were concentrated into that one spot, and so it was for me too. I could have played like a child. And now everything has become so narrow, so narrow! Look, sometimes I feel as if my hands touched the sky. Oh, I suffocate! Sometimes it’s as if I felt a physi­ cal pain here in my left side, in my arm, the one I some­ times put around her.

When he saw that he was wel­ comed with love and friendship, however, his spirits re­ covered. He thanked his two companions sweetly and af­ fectionately, and in the evening took a quiet walk. Oberlin pressed him insistently not to bathe any more and to lie quietly in bed at night, and if he could not sleep Lenz 43 to confide himself to God. He promised to do so and that night kept his promise; the maid heard him praying almost throughout the night. In the morning he came to Oberlin’s room looking pleased.

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