Don’t let the torrent of melancholy and drear philosophy drown our world.
And you shrieked, ’Knowledge is power!’ and ’A dwarf on a giant’s shoulders of the furthest of the two!’ and I summed my side up with rare serenity in, ’The folly of mistaking a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself as an oracle, is inborn in us, Mr. Valery once said.’
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Her words come out in a torrent, as if she’s been hoarding them all for this moment.