You're familiar with melancholia are you?
I wouldn't say so.
Sufferers can change from feeling life is
a wondrous joy to being stuck in a pit of despair within six hours.
So think what changes are possible within six weeks.
But, I don't reckon that's it.
Ravoux girl said he was happy here.
She's obviously qualified to make such a diagnosis.
She saw him everyday, said he was calm and seemed normal.
她天天见到文森特 他说他很平静 看上去也很正常
Maybe he did seem that way,
maybe he was that way in the beginning.
There he is.
Leaving the asylum had given him fresh hope.
He didn't want for much just his work from day to day.
Find a little friendship.
All will be well.
And, did he find a little friendship?
He had it from me.
familiar with sth
knowing sth very well
an area with which I had been familiar since childhood
Are you familiar with the computer software they use?
friendship with sb
friendship between A and B
a relationship between friends
a close / lasting / lifelong friendship
friendships formed while she was at college
He seemed to have already struck up (= begun) a friendship with Jo.
the feeling of having lost all hope
She uttered a cry of despair.
A deep sense of despair overwhelmed him.
He gave up the struggle in despair.