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«'Twas whispered in heaven, 'twas muttered in hell, / And echo caught faintly the sound as it fell; / On the confines of earth 'twas permitted to rest, / And the depths of the ocean its presence confessed.»
«'Twas whispered in Heaven, 'twas muttered in hell, And echo caught faintly the sound as it fell»
«One who shows signs of mental aberration is, inevitably, perhaps, but cruelly, shut off from familiar, thoughtless intercourse, partly excommunicated; his isolation is unwittingly proclaimed to him on every countenance by curiosity, indifference, aversion, or pity, and in so far as he is human enough to need free and equal communication and feel the lack of it, he suffers pain and loss of a kind and degree which others can only faintly imagine, and for the most part ignore.»
Author: Charles Horton Cooley
, for the most part
, Human communication
, in so far
, shut off
, sign off
«I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.»
«Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears; / Yet slower yet, O faintly, gentle springs.»
«O hark, O hear! how thin and clear, And thinner, clearer, farther going! O sweet and far from cliff and scar, The horns of Elfland faintly blowing!»
«He prays but faintly and would be denied.»