Tuesday 19 December 2023

Conscience

Karel ńĆapek (1890-1938), ‘Giddiness’, Tales from Two Pockets, trans. by Paul Selver (London: The Folio Society, 1962; 1926), pp. 176-81 (p. 176):

‘Conscience,’ said Mr Lacina, ‘is a word that’s no longer used. Now they call it repressions, but it’s six of one and half a dozen of the other.’