Death
Maurice Maeterlinck
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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Death, by Maurice Maeterlinck, Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos
E-text prepared by D Alexander, Juliet Sutherland, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team (http://www.pgdp.net)
DEATH
BY
MAURICE MAETERLINCK
TRANSLATED BY
ALEXANDER TEIXEIRA DE MATTOS
NEW YORK
DODD, MEAD & COMPANY
1912
CONTENTS
DEATH
I
OUR IDEA OF DEATH
II
A PRIMITIVE IDEA
III
WE MUST ENLIGHTEN AND ESTABLISH OUR IDEA OF DEATH
IV
WE MUST RID DEATH OF THAT WHICH GOES BEFORE
V
THE PANGS OF DEATH MUST BE ATTRIBUTED TO MAN ALONE
VI
THE MISTAKE OF THE DOCTORS IN PROLONGING THE PANGS OF DEATH
VII
THEIR ARGUMENTS
VIII
THAT WHICH DOES NOT BELONG TO DEATH
IX
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
XI
ANNIHILATION IMPOSSIBLE
XII
THE SURVIVAL OF OUR CONSCIOUSNESS
XIII
IT SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE
XIV
THE SAME, CONTINUED
XV
IF IT WERE POSSIBLE, IT WOULD NOT BE DREADFUL
XVI
THE SURVIVAL WITHOUT CONSCIOUSNESS
XVII
THE SAME, CONTINUED
XVIII
THE LIMITED EGO WOULD BECOME A TORTURE
XIX
A NEW EGO CAN FIND A NUCLEUS AND DEVELOP ITSELF IN INFINITY
XX
THE ONLY SORROW THAT CAN TOUCH OUR MIND
XXI
INFINITY AS CONCEIVED BY OUR REASON
XXII
INFINITY AS PERCEIVED BY OUR SENSES
XXIII
WHICH OF THE TWO SHALL WE KNOW?
XXIV
THE INFINITY WHICH BOTH OUR REASON AND OUR SENSES CAN ADMIT
XXV
OUR FATE IN INFINITY
XXVI
THE SAME, CONTINUED
XXVII
SHALL WE BE UNHAPPY THERE?
XXVIII
QUESTIONS WITHOUT ANSWERS
XXIX
THE SAME, CONTINUED
XXX
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO ANSWER THEM
XXXI
EVERYTHING MUST FINISH EXEMPT FROM SUFFERING
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