Who Wrote?

24th June 2005 at 01:00
1 "The past is is a magie wordToo beautiful to lastIt looks back like a lovely faceWho can forget the pastThere's music in its childhoodThat's know in every tongueLike the music of the wildwoodAll chorus to the song."

2 "'No, no not hide and seek,' Lucy thought to herself.'Oh God,' she prayed rapidly,'let it not be hide and seek. Please, dear God, let it not be hide and seek.' But it was...now Lucy must face it, this thing that she dreaded most...Hiding was bad enough, waiting behind a door, holding your breath, fearing that a groping hand might suddenly touch you, a triumphant voice shriek, 'Here she is!' But how much worse were the flight and pursuit: feet running behind, drawing near every minute. Useless to say that this was only Maurice or Delia after you, worse than useless, because at bottom you knew it was something really dreadful, something infinitely disastrous that would catch you in the end, however fast you ran..."

3 "The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn."(Sent in by Cindy Silvester)

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