William Empson quotes

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Attending there let us absorb the cultures of nations
And dissolve into our judgement all their codes.
Hours before dawn we were woken by the quake.
My house was on a cliff. The thing could take
Liberal hopefulness
Regards death as a mere border to an improving picture.
Buddhists and Christians contrive to agree about death
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,
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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