James Joyce Quote

To merge his life in the common tide of other lives was harder for him than any fasting or prayer, and it was his constant failure to do this to his own satisfaction which caused in his soul at last a sensation of spiritual dryness together with a growth of doubts and scruples.


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916)

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To merge his life in the common tide of other lives was harder for him than any fasting or prayer, and it was his constant failure to do this to his...

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To merge his life in the common tide of other lives was harder for him than any fasting or prayer, and it was his constant failure to do this to his...

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To merge his life in the common tide of other lives was harder for him than any fasting or prayer, and it was his constant failure to do this to his...

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To merge his life in the common tide of other lives was harder for him than any fasting or prayer, and it was his constant failure to do this to his...