'there may be some, perhaps - i don't know that there are - who abuse his kindness,' said mr. wickfield. 'never be one of those, trotwood, in anything. he is the least suspicious of mankind; and whether that's a merit, or whether it's a blemish, it deserves consideration in all dealings with the doctor, great or small.
Everything gets horrible. Everything you see gets ugly. Lurid is the word. Doctor garton said lurid, one time. That's the right word for it. And everything sounds harsh, spiny and harsh sounding, like every sound you hear all of a sudden has teeth. And smelling like i smell bad even after i just got out of the shower. It's like what's the point of washing if everything smells like i need another shower
The most watched programme on the bbc, after the news, is probably 'doctor who.' what has happened is that science fiction has been subsumed into modern literature. there are grandparents out there who speak klingon, who are quite capable of holding down a job. no one would think twice now about a parallel universe.
It is well said, then, that it is by doing just acts that the just man is produced, and by doing temperate acts the temperate man; without doing these no one would have even a prospect of becoming good. But most people do not do these, but take refuge in theory and think they are being philosophers and will become good in this way, behaving somewhat like patients who listen attentively to their doctors, but do none of the things they are ordered to do.