Cecil Day Lewis Quote

We'd like to fight but we fear defeat,
We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak,
We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack,
We'd like to behave, we'd like to believe,
We'd like to love, but we've lost the knack.


The Magnetic Mountain (1933)

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We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, We'd like to behave, ...

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We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, We'd like to behave, ...

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We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, We'd like to behave, ...

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We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, We'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, We'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, We'd like to behave, ...