"I have often and repeatedly
prayed on my knees for a pure heart, and for a pure, sinless, calm, dispassionate style."
(Lowe, 1991, 290)
"People here are trying with
all their might to wipe me off the face of the earth for the fact that I preach God and
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Complete Letters, Volume five,
1878-1881. Ann Arbor: Ardis,