Author: L. Swilley (---.houston.res.rr.com)
Date: 09-04-05 18:19
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I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us
nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind
and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons
impotent and obsolete.
Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme;
But you shall shine more bright in these contents
Than unswept stone, besmear'd with sluttish time.
When wasteful war shall statues overturn,
And broils root out the work of masonry,
Nor Mars his sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn
The living record of your memory.
'Gainst death, and all-oblivious enmity
Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room
Even in the eyes of all posterity
That wear this world out to the ending doom.
So, till the judgment that yourself arise,
You live in this, and dwell in lovers' eyes.
Gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. -- Albert
What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now,
is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the
people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by