but later I get back to my own philosophical outlook that keeps us all kissable…

…and the friends are very kind and say: time is the only doctor. And it is true. But he is certainly a slow worker that Time, and no anaesthetist at all.

Remember what they said in the thirteen hundreds: ‘Accidie poisons the soul stream.’
(accidie – apathy, boredom)

Stevie Smith . Novel on Yellow Paper