I tell you Arrowsmith’s a medical nihilist and a notoriety-seeker, that’s what he is.
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"You’re beautiful when you’re nihilistic," says the smirker.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
And if some keenly sick man could have committed the act in a flash, for reason of mere possibility or nihilistic whim or curiosity, a man like me would have done so for the avoidance of a future day, whose complications—whether happy or not—might simply overwhelm.