The gasping cry (sounding like a croak) heard just when a baby is born (ie. as lungs fill with air) and the exact same sound heard just when a person dies. (ie. as lungs collapse)

"Listen to the newborn infant's cry in the hour of birth--see the death struggles in the final hour--and then declare whether what begins and ends in this way can be intended for enjoyment."
Soren Kierkegaard's "Journals and Papers," vol. 1, ed. Howard V. Hong et al. (Bloomington, Ind., 1967), p. 338.

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