Experience the Joy of Learning
Now this is the point. You fancy me a mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have seen how wisely I proceeded...
True, nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am, but why will say that I am mad?! The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute.
Villains!' I shrieked. 'Dissemble no more! I admit the deed! Tear up the planks! Here, here! It is the beating of his hideous heart!
True! - nervous - very, very nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?
I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth.I heard many things in hell.
It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
I smiled,—for what had I to fear?