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We have been here before

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on December 19, 2010 at 20:37

In Reply to: We have been here before posted by Anders Klitgaard on December 19, 2010 at 13:04:

: I have come across the phrase in George Pattison's Agnosis: Theology in the Void (p. 2). Surely it's a quote from somewhere, but where? I hear an echo of Edmund in King Lear, "The wheel is come full circle: I am here." Thanks
: Anders

Surely "We've been here before" is just a quote from everyone who has gone round in a circle and finds themselves back where they started! And no, I for one don't hear any echo. Apart from anything else, Edmund is in a place where he has never been before - defeated and dying.(VSD)