the object itself. J.C.C. Clarke, Self and the Father, 6 ? ?In language, as in nature, there are no verbs without subjects, but we are always hunting for the noun that has no adjective, and the verb that has no subject, and the subject that has no verb. Consciousness is necessarily a consciousness of self. Idealism and monism would like to see all verbs solid with their subjects, and to write ?I do ?or ?I feel? in the mazes of a monogram, but consciousness refuses, and before it says ?Do? or ?Feel,? it finishes saying ?I.?? J. G. Holland?s Katrina, to her lover: ?God is not worshiped in his attributes. I do not love your attributes, but you. Your attributes all meet me otherwhere, Blended in other personalities. Nor do I love nor do I worship them, Nor those who bear them. E?en the spotted pard Will dare a danger which will make you pale; But shall his courage steal my heart from you? You cheat your conscience, for you know That I may like your attributes, Yet love not you.?
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