A lowered blood pressure and a marked insensitivity
to painful and emotional stimuli go with it.
to the precise meaning of the passages he discusses is usual with Ehwald, and his book, although useful, is an extremely unsafe guide to the textual criticism of the poems.
She must have realized the insensitivity
of that last quip, because she took my hand and squeezed it, the closest we'd ever come to intimacy.