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not much dismayed by such things as Aeacus and Ascalaphus and Acheron; indeed they have dedicated dances, theatres, and various agreeable musical performances to them. But all feel a shudder at the dread, gloomy, sullen face of death-the world where there is no sensation or memory or knowledge. Such phrases as ` he has perished ', 'he is destroyed he is not ', upset and distress them : for instance,
'Neath earth's deep trees he'll lie and miss his share
In revelry and music of the lyre
And the delightful calling of the flute :
or
Gone is our life-once the lips' bar is crossed
Past all return, recapture or rewinning.
So it is death added to death when men say, 'We men are born once and cannot be born twice, but for all time must no longer be '.2 The present seems a small thing, or rather nothing at all, in comparison with eternity. Men disdain and neglect it as something which they cannot enjoy, and are contemptuous of goodness and activity, depressed and despising themselves as the unstable creatures of a day, born to no considerable achievement. The idea that ` in dissolution we lose consciousness and its loss is nothing to us" z does not remove the fear of death, but gives a further demonstration of it. For the very thing which our nature fears is
All of you pass into water and earth,
the dissolution of the soul into something that neither thinks nor feels ; and Epicurus, by making this dissolution a dispersion into atoms and space, cuts off still more completely the hope of immortality. Such an idea makes almost all men and women anxious to carry water in leaky vessels 3 or suffer the

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