Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:
Each sortie of ours in pursuit of information upon these cardinal points of perspective - God, man, Nature - is snubbed back with ruthless common sense.
1. an attempt at an activity or business;
2. an attack made by a small military force into enemy territory;
3. a brief trip away from home, especially to an unfamiliar place;
1. most important; having other things based on it;