Death
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Death
By Maurice Maeterlinck
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, Death, by Maurice Maeterlinck, Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos
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  • DEATH
    • BY
    • MAURICE MAETERLINCK
      • TRANSLATED BY
      • ALEXANDER TEIXEIRA DE MATTOS
        • NEW YORK
      • NEW YORK
      • DODD, MEAD & COMPANY
        • 1912
      • 1912
    • TRANSLATED BY
    • ALEXANDER TEIXEIRA DE MATTOS
      • NEW YORK
    • NEW YORK
    • DODD, MEAD & COMPANY
      • 1912
    • 1912
    • CONTENTS
    • DEATH
    • I
      • OUR IDEA OF DEATH
    • OUR IDEA OF DEATH
    • II
      • A PRIMITIVE IDEA
    • A PRIMITIVE IDEA
    • III
      • WE MUST ENLIGHTEN AND ESTABLISH OUR IDEA OF DEATH
    • WE MUST ENLIGHTEN AND ESTABLISH OUR IDEA OF DEATH
    • IV
      • WE MUST RID DEATH OF THAT WHICH GOES BEFORE
    • WE MUST RID DEATH OF THAT WHICH GOES BEFORE
    • V
      • THE PANGS OF DEATH MUST BE ATTRIBUTED TO MAN ALONE
    • THE PANGS OF DEATH MUST BE ATTRIBUTED TO MAN ALONE
    • VI
      • THE MISTAKE OF THE DOCTORS IN PROLONGING THE PANGS OF DEATH
    • THE MISTAKE OF THE DOCTORS IN PROLONGING THE PANGS OF DEATH
    • VII
      • THEIR ARGUMENTS
    • THEIR ARGUMENTS
    • VIII
      • THAT WHICH DOES NOT BELONG TO DEATH
    • THAT WHICH DOES NOT BELONG TO DEATH
    • IX
      • THE HORRORS OF THE GRAVE ALSO DO NOT BELONG TO DEATH
    • THE HORRORS OF THE GRAVE ALSO DO NOT BELONG TO DEATH
    • X
      • WHEN CONTEMPLATING THE UNKNOWN INTO WHICH DEATH HURLS US, LET US FIRST PUT RELIGIOUS FEARS FROM OUR MINDS
    • WHEN CONTEMPLATING THE UNKNOWN INTO WHICH DEATH HURLS US, LET US FIRST PUT RELIGIOUS FEARS FROM OUR MINDS
    • XI
      • ANNIHILATION IMPOSSIBLE
    • ANNIHILATION IMPOSSIBLE
    • XII
      • THE SURVIVAL OF OUR CONSCIOUSNESS
    • THE SURVIVAL OF OUR CONSCIOUSNESS
    • XIII
      • IT SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE
    • IT SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE
    • XIV
      • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • XV
      • IF IT WERE POSSIBLE, IT WOULD NOT BE DREADFUL
    • IF IT WERE POSSIBLE, IT WOULD NOT BE DREADFUL
    • XVI
      • THE SURVIVAL WITHOUT CONSCIOUSNESS
    • THE SURVIVAL WITHOUT CONSCIOUSNESS
    • XVII
      • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • XVIII
      • THE LIMITED EGO WOULD BECOME A TORTURE
    • THE LIMITED EGO WOULD BECOME A TORTURE
    • XIX
      • A NEW EGO CAN FIND A NUCLEUS AND DEVELOP ITSELF IN INFINITY
    • A NEW EGO CAN FIND A NUCLEUS AND DEVELOP ITSELF IN INFINITY
    • XX
      • THE ONLY SORROW THAT CAN TOUCH OUR MIND
    • THE ONLY SORROW THAT CAN TOUCH OUR MIND
    • XXI
      • INFINITY AS CONCEIVED BY OUR REASON
    • INFINITY AS CONCEIVED BY OUR REASON
    • XXII
      • INFINITY AS PERCEIVED BY OUR SENSES
    • INFINITY AS PERCEIVED BY OUR SENSES
    • XXIII
      • WHICH OF THE TWO SHALL WE KNOW?
    • WHICH OF THE TWO SHALL WE KNOW?
    • XXIV
      • THE INFINITY WHICH BOTH OUR REASON AND OUR SENSES CAN ADMIT
    • THE INFINITY WHICH BOTH OUR REASON AND OUR SENSES CAN ADMIT
    • XXV
      • OUR FATE IN INFINITY
    • OUR FATE IN INFINITY
    • XXVI
      • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • XXVII
      • SHALL WE BE UNHAPPY THERE?
    • SHALL WE BE UNHAPPY THERE?
    • XXVIII
      • QUESTIONS WITHOUT ANSWERS
    • QUESTIONS WITHOUT ANSWERS
    • XXIX
      • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • THE SAME, CONTINUED
    • XXX
      • IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO ANSWER THEM
    • IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO ANSWER THEM
    • XXXI
      • EVERYTHING MUST FINISH EXEMPT FROM SUFFERING
      • Footnotes:
      • Transcriber’s Note:
    • EVERYTHING MUST FINISH EXEMPT FROM SUFFERING
    • Footnotes:
    • Transcriber’s Note:
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