Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth; that all deep, earnest thinking is bu

Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable …

Glimpses do ye seem to see of that mortally intolerable truth; that all deep, earnest thinking is but the intrepid effort of the soul to keep the open independence of her sea; while the wildest winds of heaven and earth conspire to cast her on the treacherous, slavish shore.

Herman Melville