After all that has been said, I fully admit that we are all Temporaries to begin with.
Nevertheless, it did not, like most temporaries, attain its maximum brightness all at once.
For he had an ill-concealed contempt for all Temporaries; and that was perhaps one reason why we disliked him so much.
Temporaries are, no doubt, wounded for sin sometimes, but never in the right place nor to the right depth.
And again, sin, and especially heart-sin, is never really bitter to Temporaries.
Temporaries never once saw their true vileness, he keeps on saying.