Kirkwood groaned with despair of his inability to fathom the abyss of his self-contempt.
Pierre could divine that an abyss was opening, and dared not insist.
But if one falls, that is no reason to throw oneself in the abyss.
Invoke not the unhallowed spirits of the abyss; invoke the spotless synod of the Gods.
Between this time and that I am now speaking of was an abyss.