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    Re: Life

    Quote Originally Posted by oves View Post
    Could you please tell what is the meaning of the sentence below and also explain a little bit grammar of the sentence?

    "Life is of no value but as it brings us gratifications."
    "Life is of no value except as far as it brings us gratifications."
    " ... except insofar as it ..."
    "Life is of no value except to the extent that it brings us gratifications."


    I guess It is something like:

    "Life has no value if it does not bring us gratifications."
    Not exactly. It's not really a conditional. But you could infer the truth of your statement from it.

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