Disenchanted and dissatisfied, Gotama had given up all that most men value, to seek peace in secluded study and self-denial.
His Dialogues philosophiques, written in 1871, his Ecclesiastes (1882) and his Antichrist (1876) (the fourth volume of the Origins of Christianity, dealing with the reign of Nero) are incomparable in their literary genius, but they are examples of a disenchanted and sceptical temper.
But his Ecclesiastes, published a few months earlier, his Drames philosophiques, collected in 1888, give a more adequate image of his fastidious critical, disenchanted, yet not unhopeful spirit.
The period of Goethe's life which succeeded his return from Italy was restless and unsettled; relieved of his state duties, he returned in 1790 to Venice, only to be disenchanted with the Italy he had loved so intensely a year or two before.
disenchanted with the system.
Partly for this reason, and feeling a bit disenchanted with the Primos on the SP, I decide to use the APB.
disenchanted with conventional schools.
In 23 years at this game it's been ups-and-downs but, generally, I'm not disenchanted with the system.
disenchanted with conventional politics must be averted.
disenchanted with everything.
disenchanted with life, seeking to build a bridge from the " Vale of Tears " to God.
But for 'Quins ' followers, many were so disenchanted they began to make their exit long before the final whistle.
Even many of its prominent supporters are increasingly disenchanted.
Labor leaders here are said to be increasingly disenchanted with their Lib Dem coalition partners and considering alternative alliances after May 2007.
disenchanted with criminal justice in this country?
The danger of ignoring a sector of society already disenchanted with conventional politics must be averted.
I am thoroughly disenchanted with all this, which comprises waiting for people; pushing through crowds; & gazing at acres of tat.
In future just ask me.' The patient feels very disenchanted and deflated.
woo disenchanted Tory voters.
Spencer Fitz-Gibbon National Executive It is interesting to note the Liberal Democrats efforts to woo disenchanted Tory voters.
He soon became disenchanted with the theater lifestyle and decided to leave.
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