Wish I'd said that - August 12, 2018

"I see well enough now that I hoped for the impossible – for the laying of what is the most obstinate ghost of man’s creation, of the uneasy doubt uprising like a mist, secret and gnawing like a worm, and more chilling than the certitude of death – the doubt of the sovereign power enthroned in a fixed standard of conduct."

The narrator, Marlow, in Joseph Conrad Lord Jim

John Robson