W. H. Auden Quotes









Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.




Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.




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Some Wretched creature, savior take
 by Emily Dickinson

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Some Wretched creature, savior take
Who would exult to die
And leave for thy sweet mercy's sake
Another Hour to me


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