A Memoir of the Future. Vols. 1-2-3 by Bion, Wilfred R.

By Bion, Wilfred R.

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Bion's semi-autobiographical psychoanalytic novel.

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She fell at Rosemary's feet, anointing them with her tears which themselves turned to a precious ointment as they fell. How does she come to waste all her treasures like this? Does she not know what manner of. . servant this is? Does she not know what the value of her gifts is—the education, the health, her beauty, our beauty? Does she not know that we were Penelope's suitors? That Homer celebrated us? That we died even before there was a poet to confer immortality upon us? Ronsard knew of us when we were beautiful.

Makes me laugh! Jesus! " was the rude word for "Messiah". Jesus' Mum and Dad didn't marry. No, of course— "God" did it! And she conceived without sin! Poor girl! Anyone knows that "sin" is what makes you laugh—same as sending people to Hell. My Dad told me that bastards made a Hell on Earth—as if they couldn't wait to get there. Our Father which art in hell, hallow it be thy name, thy will be done—on earth as it is hell! And it was so and the Devil came and looked upon his works and saw that they were—hellish.

And these two', indicating the men, 'I've done with them. ' Tom and Roland were hustled out. For weeks Roland had been the object of sporadic and casual inquiry; the procedure had been both searching and thorough. The man who appeared to hold some authority had on one occasion made him so angry by the searching inquiry about the livestock on the farm that he asked him 'who the hell' he thought he was and turned sulky. The man did not answer or take offence—he dropped his questioning. The next day another took up the interrogation.

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