The Flogging, the Dialogue of the Fools against the Kalos-Agatos

“Outcast from the men, you man of sorrows knowing
pain”;
the mob
becomes an army against the meek
banning him and stripping him of dignity:

“At last we have won you, dreamer
who will not accept reality; now with this whip
you get to know what life is, and even more
the wild craze
against kalòs-agatòs. “You, charmer, didn’t accept
the animal nature of life, now we’ll make you less than a worm.
And, whiplash on whiplash, life ceases.

 

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