Author: Nike (---.126.254.80.donpac.ru)
Date: 01-25-06 16:36
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Thy gift, thy tables, are within my brain
Full character\'d with lasting memory,
Which shall above that idle rank remain,
Beyond all date; even to eternity:
Or, at the least, so long as brain and heart
Have faculty by nature to subsist;
Till each to raz\'d oblivion yield his part
Of thee, thy record never can be miss\'d.
That poor retention could not so much hold,
Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score;
Therefore to give them from me was I bold,
To trust those tables that receive thee more:
To keep an adjunct to remember thee
Were to import forgetfulness in me.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
T. S. Eliot
A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can\'t
T. S. Eliot
I\'m interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely
he is to have extreme prejudice.