A 850: etext transcription

< a850.txt.1; fragment_extrageneric >
Death being the
first form of
Life which we
have had the
power to Contem
plate, our
entrance here
being before our
own comprehen
sion an Exclu
sion from com
prehension, preliminary to our own it
is strange amazing that
the fascination
of our predicament
does not entice
us more

<reverse (A 850a), paper flipped up from bottom>
With such sen
tences as these
directly over
our Heads we
are as Exempt
from Exultation
as the stones -