We always imagine eternity as something beyond our conception, something vast. But why must it be vast? Instead of all that, what if it’s one little room, like a bath house in the country, black and grimy and spiders in every corner, and that’s all eternity is?
Authentication Score 2
Dostoyevsky, Feodor. Crime and Punishment. The Russian Messenger, 1866, montly serial.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment. Translated and edited by Michael R. Katz. W. W. Norton & Company, 2018, pt. 4, ch. 1.