A sense of utter loneliness loneliness inevitable, crushing, eternal, the loneliness of existence, encompassed by the infinite void of unconsciousness enfolded him as a pall. Life lay like an incubus on his bosom. He shuddered at the thought that death might overlook him, and deny him its refuge.
Phelous, I sent you to my nightmare, Incubus . What did you think of it?
We say then, that Christianity is adapted to the intellect, because its spirit coincides with that of true philosophy; because it removes the Incubus of sensuality and low vice; because of the place it gives to truth; because it demands free inquiry; because its mighty truths and systems are brought before the mind in the same way as the truths and systems of nature; because it solves higher problems than nature can; and because it is so communicated as to be adapted to every mind.mark hopkins
No person knows better than you do that the domination of England is the sole and blighting curse of this country. It is the Incubus that sits on our energies, stops the pulsation of the nation’s heart and leaves to Ireland not gay vitality but horrid the convulsions of a troubled dream.Daniel O'Connell