Author: Lloyd (---.pptp.mtu-net.ru)
Date: 01-05-06 10:47
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And his heart was stirred, it felt a father's kindness: such an emotion as the possessor of beauty can
The little Love-god lying once asleep,
Laid by his side his heart-inflaming brand,
Whilst many nymphs that vow'd chaste life to keep
Came tripping by; but in her maiden hand
The fairest votary took up that fire
Which many legions of true hearts had warm'd;
And so the general of hot desire
Was, sleeping, by a virgin hand disarm'd.
This brand she quenched in a cool well by,
Which from Love's fire took heat perpetual,
Growing a bath and healthful remedy,
For men diseas'd; but I, my mistress' thrall,
Came there for cure and this by that I prove,
Love's fire heats water, water cools not love.
inspire in one who offered himself up in spirit to create beauty. -Thomas Mann, Death in VeniceWhere is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have
T. S. EliotI am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
T. S. Eliot