Marcel Proust Quote

Are not the thoughts of the dying often turned towards the practical, painful, obscure, visceral aspect, towards the "seamy side" of death which is, as it happens, the side that death actually presents to them and forces them to feel, and which far more closely resembles a crushing burden, a difficulty in breathing, a destroying thirst, than the abstract idea to which we are accustomed to give the name of Death?


In Search of Lost Time: Swann's way (ed. Vintage, 1992)

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Are not the thoughts of the dying often turned towards the practical, painful, obscure, visceral aspect, towards the seamy side of death which is, as ...

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Are not the thoughts of the dying often turned towards the practical, painful, obscure, visceral aspect, towards the seamy side of death which is, as ...

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Are not the thoughts of the dying often turned towards the practical, painful, obscure, visceral aspect, towards the seamy side of death which is, as ...

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Are not the thoughts of the dying often turned towards the practical, painful, obscure, visceral aspect, towards the seamy side of death which is, as ...