Slowly and dimly he will become aware of his surroundings and his body. Little by little he will struggle back to them as if from some far planet. The recovery of consciousness will be only intermittent at first, only in brief snatches achieved with difficulty. But later it will be held and kept for longer periods until it remains altogether.
-- Notebooks Category 22: Inspiration and the Overself > Chapter 7: After the Glimpse > # 34