William Empson quotes

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Attending there let us absorb the cultures of nations
And dissolve into our judgement all their codes.
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Hours before dawn we were woken by the quake.
My house was on a cliff. The thing could take
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Liberal hopefulness
Regards death as a mere border to an improving picture.
Buddhists and Christians contrive to agree about death
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My heart pumps yet the poison draught of you.
It is the pain, it is the pain, endures.
Poise of my hands reminded me of yours.
Shall I make it clear, boys, for all to apprehend,
Those that will not hear, boys, waiting for the end,
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Law makes long spokes of the short stakes of men.
Your rights reach down where all owners meet, in Hell's
Pointed exclusive conclave, at earth's centre
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