Slouching Toward Raleigh 27612 [sic!]

Hugh Rodwell m-14970 at
Sun Sep 15 17:01:27 MDT 1996

Gary writes:

>Interesting isn't it how a poem by an old reactionary can be so good.  But
>then see Marx & Engels on Balzac.

The reason? Sex and politics.

And he hated moralists, as shown by this poem with a title longer than itself:

        On hearing that the Students of our New University  have joined
        the Agitation against Immoral Literature

        Where, where but here have Pride and Truth,
        That long to give themselves for wage,
        To shake their wicked sides at youth
        Restraining reckless middle age?



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