Why, you know, I said, that the eyes, when a person directs them towards objects on which the light of day is no longer shining, but the moon and stars only, see dimly, and are nearly blind; they seem to have no clearness of vision in them?
Theaet. I should say, Stranger, that man is a tame animal, and I
`We can never tell whether the time has come for us or not,' said Alexei Alexandrovich sternly. `We ought not to think whether we are ready or not ready. God's grace is not guided by human considerations: sometimes it comes not to those who strive for it, and comes to those who are unprepared, like Saul.'