Is Suicide a Sin? : A Verdict of a Jury of Twelve Eminent Men of New York; Prefaced by a Startling Chapter, Great Suicides of History!; Schopenhauer's Celebrated Essay on Suicide. (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Is Suicide a Sin?: A Verdict of a Jury of Twelve Eminent Men of New York; Prefaced by a Startling Chapter, Great Suicides of History!; Schopenhauer's Celebrated Essay "on Suicide." This good, this great, this Christ-e man was a suicide. He drowned himself in the Prater. He was seventy-four years old, honored and loved throughout the empire. There seemed no possi ble motive for his act Yet he was perfectly sane. He had simply wearied of life. Apparently our modern world has not yet out grown its curious mediaeval prejudice against a man who takes his own life. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 100 pages
- 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
- 30 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 4 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white