Who Wrote?

17th June 2005 at 01:00
1. "Every night and every morn Some to misery are born; Every morn and every night Some are born to sweet delight; Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night.

Joy and woe are woven fine, A clothing for the soul divine; Under every grief and pine Runs a joy with silken twine.

It is right it should be so; Man was made for joy and woe; And when this we rightly know, Safely through the world we go."

2. "Finding myself the constant object of amused attention was hateful to me yet I don't remember feeling the slightest embarrassment at arriving from time to time at school with my upper half awash with tears and my lower half dripping with excrement."

Sent in by John Bateman

3."We spend the first 12 months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next 12 years telling them to sit down and shut up."

Sent in by B Preston WIN A pound;20 BOOK TOKEN

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LASTWEEK'S WINNER: John Bateman ANSWERS: 1 TS Eliot2 Thomas Traherne 3 Aristotle

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