In a word, they failed to take into account man's almost infinite appetite for distractions.
Moral education, which ought never, in any circumstances, to be rational.
Contemplatives are not likely to become gamblers, or procurers, or drunkards; they do not as a rule preach intolerance, or make war; do not find it necessary to rob, swindle or grind the faces of the poor.
Back to culture. Yes, actually to culture. You can't consume much if you sit still and read books.
Now it occurs nightly and celebrates the virtues of gin, cigarettes, and toothpaste.
The bruises hurt him, the cuts were still bleeding; but it was not for pain that he sobbed ; it was because he was all alone, because he had been driven out, alone, into this skeleton world of rocks and moonlight.