"He left the Bristol feeling, as he would have said, a different man. From now onwards till the moment of final decision should meet him, the different men in him appeared with startling rapidity and each seemed very complete while it lasted. Thus, skidding violently from one side to the other, his youth approached the moment at which he would begin to be a person."
C. S. Lewis, That hideous strength: a modern fairy-tale for grown-ups, chap. 10, sec. 2.