"The blind man said, It might have been worse had I ever been given a glimpse of the world and then lost it. -...what would you pay right now to have your eyeballs back for ten minutes? Plenty, I bet. -The man studied on this question. He worked his tongue around the corner of his mouth. He said, I'd not give an Indian-head cent. I fear it might turn me hateful. -It's done it to me, Inman said. There's plenty I wish I'd never seen. -That's not the way I meant it. You said ten minutes. It's having a thing and the loss I'm talking about."