A story one will read over and over and still be learning from it. Lewis was a great lover of Greek and Ancient Mythology. Here he retells the tale of Psyche from the point of view of her half-sister who, as so often is the case with me, carries her complain before the gods of their neglect of... read more
“Holy wisdom is not clear and thin like water, but thick and dark like blood.”
“"Long did I hate you, long did I fear you"”
“How can <the gods> meet us face to face till we have faces?”
“Don't you think a dream would feel shy if it were seen walking about in the waking world?”Psyche (or Istra)
“What I shall remember forever is the change that presently came over his face. It was to me an utter astonishment. I did not understand it. I should now. I have since seen the faces of other men as they began to believe, "This is death." You will know it if you have seen it; life more alive than ever, a raging, tortured intensity of life.”Orual
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