The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft:|
All traces of strange dreaming had vanished with his recovery,
and my uncle kept no record of his night-thoughts after a week
of pointless and irrelevant accounts of thoroughly usual visions.
Here the first part of the manuscript ended, but references
to certain of the scattered notes gave me much material for thought
- so much, in fact, that only the ingrained skepticism then forming
my philosophy can account for my continued distrust of the artist.
The notes in question were those descriptive of the dreams of
various persons covering the same period as that in which young
Wilcox had had his strange visitations. My uncle, it seems, had
quickly instituted a prodigiously far-flung body of inquires amongst
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