Grant me a virtuous life and more perfect wisdom and inspired intelligence and when fate wills, the gentlest exit, that I may ascend to him and abide with him forever if possible but if that be more than the actions of my life deserve, for many periods of many years.
Sun-Worship. Now just another way for the Jews to be wayward , Egyptian and alien , the opposite of Monotheism . Now not western, not Greek. But this poem that reads like a hymn to Helios, one that came after the twentieth century.
Our after-death may only be a moment’s relaxation, it says.