Church staff creep silently as part of their job, you don't notice them.
It receives you when you come and dismisses you when you go.
How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room.
Go on caring for me.
The tremendous world I have inside my head. But how [to] free myself and free it without being torn to pieces. And a thousand times [I'd] rather be torn to pieces than rather it in me or bury it. That, indeed, is why I am here, that is quite clear to me.
The first thing he saw in the small room was a large clock on the wall which already showed ten o'clock.