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" For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end. "
Victory, an Island Tale - Page 94
by Joseph Conrad - 1929 - 396 pages
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Victory: An Island Tale

Joseph Conrad, Mara Kalnins - Fiction - 2004 - 333 pages
...his personal fascinations. For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and human race come to an end. It's easy to imagine Schomberg's...under his nose by "that Swede," apparently without anytrouble worth speaking of. He refused to believe the fact. He would have it, at first, that the...
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Economics from the Outside in: "Better Than Plowing" and Beyond

James M. Buchanan - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 237 pages
...one's ailments. Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1955), 36. JOSEPH CONRAD: For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should...renounce life early and the human race come to an end. Joseph Conrad, Victory (New York: Modern Library, 1932), 91, FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE: ... to look now out...
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When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists

Chris Hedges - Religion - 2009 - 224 pages
...avert our eyes from reality and trust in an absurdist faith. "For every age," Joseph Conrad wrote, "is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end." 4 The belief that rational and quantifiable disciplines such as science can be used to perfect human...
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