"Thou art? -- I am? -- Why argue? -- Being is.
Keep still and be. Death will not still the mind.
Nor argument, nor hopes of after-death.
This world the battle-ground, yourself the foe.
Yourself must master. Eager the mind to seek.
Yet oft astray, causing its own distress.
Then crying for relief, as though some God
Barred from it jealously the Bliss it sought......"