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The high-water mark, so to speak, of Socialist literature is W.H. Auden, a sort of gutless Kipling.
You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference in beauty or desire.
You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation bet ...
The only way to spend New Year's Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pa ...
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social intercourse. There are three cardinal ru ...
All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.
If we apply the term revolution to what happened in North America between 1776 and 1829, it has a special meaning. Normally, the w ...
all the clocks in the city
Began to whirr and chime:
"O let not Time deceive you,
You cannot conquer Time.
"I'll love you dear, I'll love you
Till China and Africa meet,
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O plunge your hands in water, Plunge them in up to the wrist;
Stare, stare in the basin And wonder what you've missed.
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