"In such a grasp, so finally and fully..."
"At the very moment of her ecstatic experience—when she reposes “in an element of joy” which fills “every nerve of her body fully and sweetly”—she thinks to herself: “this cannot last.”
And how to express, that utter emptiness...?
"Conscious or unconscious, the poetic state, a transcendent experience of life"
"My eyes, my large, wide eyes of eternal brightness ! "