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If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.

Then their imagination could work wonders upon wonders and invoke the shades of the philosophers, who would instruct them in their art.

We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.