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Diane Abbott:
"You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #173

Diane Abbott:
"The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #174

Diane Abbott:
"My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #175

Diane Abbott:
"My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas. Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #176

Diane Abbott:
"Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #177

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #324

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals; but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality, and on nothing else."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #325

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"With several different kinds of poetry to choose from, a man would decide that he would like best to be an epic poet, and he would set out, in conscious determination, on an epic poem."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #326

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"Traditional matter must be glorified, since it would be easier to listen to the re-creation of familiar stories than to quite new and unexpected things; the listeners, we must remember, needed poetry chiefly as the re-creation of tired hours."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #327

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"There is only one thing which can master the perplexed stuff of epic material into unity; and that is, an ability to see in particular human experience some significant symbolism of man's general destiny."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #328

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #329

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The reason can only be this: heroic poetry depends on an heroic age, and an age is heroic because of what it is, not because of what it does."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #330

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The first epics were intended for recitation; the literary epic is meant to be read."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #331

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #332

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #333

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #334

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #335

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"An epic is not made by piecing together a set of heroic lays, adjusting their discrepancies and making them into a continuous narrative."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #336

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #337

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"But the gravest difficulty, and perhaps the most important, in poetry meant solely for recitation, is the difficulty of achieving verbal beauty, or rather of making verbal beauty tell."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #338

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #339

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude. It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself, but always some manner of life."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #340

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #341

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #342

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"No poet will ever take the written word as a substitute for the spoken word; he knows that it is on the spoken word, and the spoken word only, that his art is founded."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #343

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities; artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #344

Lascelles Abercrombie:
"But the development of human society does not go straight forward; and the epic process will therefore be a recurring process, the series a recurring series - though not in exact repetition."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #345

Peter Ackroyd:
"Murderers will try to recall the sequence of events, they will remember exactly what they did just before and just after. But they can never remember the actual moment of killing. This is why they will always leave a clue."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #659

Lord Acton:
"Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #674

Lord Acton:
"Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites."
Easy Secure Password Suggestion #675

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