T.S. Eliot quotes

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I shall not want Honour in Heaven
For I shall meet Sir Philip Sidney
I shall not want Society in Heaven,
Lucretia Borgia shall be my Bride;
The red-eyed scavengers are creeping
From Kentish Town and Golder's Green.
Where are the eagles and the trumpets?
Of lovers whose bodies smell of each other
Who think the same thoughts without need of speech
The breathing in unison ...
No peevish winter wind shall chill
No sullen tropic sun shall wither
Issues from the hand of time the simple soul
Irresolute and selfish, misshapen, lame,
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs,
Rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys,
The heavy burden of the growing soul
Perplexes and offends more, day by day;
But the abstract conception
Of private experience at its greatest intensity
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