The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:|
indifference, boldness, or scientific and historical zeal.
as the aeons passed there came vague, evil signs that the elder
things were growing strong and numerous in the inner world. There
were sporadic irruptions of a particularly hideous character in
certain small and remote cities of the Great Race, and in some
of the deserted elder cities which the Great Race had not peopled
- places where the paths to the gulfs below had not been properly
sealed or guarded.
After that greater precautions were taken,
and many of the paths were closed forever - though a few were
Shadow out of Time