…Oh, it has an antithesis—but such a hard, demanding one….
It is not a temple, but its perfect antithesis, an insolent mockery of all religion.
It was an act of clenched teeth and hatred, it was the unendurable, the agony, an act of passion—the word born to mean suffering—it was the moment made of hatred, tension, pain—the moment that broke its own elements, inverted them, triumphed, swept into a denial of all suffering, into its antithesis, into ecstasy.
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Her theory is the antithesis of mine.
This poet ate his salad with his fingers, leaf by leaf, while talking to me about the antithesis of nature and art.