Stephen's thought in Telemachus about heretic mockers, "The void awaits surely all them that weave the wind," itself weaves an unsatisfying web of intertextual echoes. Gifford cites similar but not identical sayings in Isaiah and John Webster’s The Devil’s Law Case, together asserting human impotence against the power of God or mortality.

JH 2011

Source: threesheeps.blogspot.com.

T. S. Eliot.