It would be idle to say that we were not, from time to time, aware that a volcano slumbered fitfully beneath us. There were dark s...ides to the Slavery Question, for master, as for slave.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
War has been the most convenient pseudo-solution for the problems of twentieth-century capitalism. It provides the incentives to m...odernisation and technological revolution which the market and the pursuit of profit do only fitfully and by accident, it makes the unthinkable (such as votes for women and the abolition of unemployment) not merely thinkable but practicable.... What is equally important, it can re-create communities of men and give a temporary sense to their lives by uniting them against foreigners and outsiders. This is an achievement beyond the power of the private enterprise economy ... when left to itself.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
While they stand at home at the door he is dead already, The only son is dead....
But the mother needs to be better, She with thin form presently drest in black, By day her meals untouch'd, then at night fitfully sleeping, often waking, In the midnight waking, weeping, longing with one deep longing, O that she might withdraw unnoticed, silent from life escape and withdraw, To follow, to seek, to be with her dear dead son.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »