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The Present Monument IV: Performance

What is performance but our best rebuttal to mortality? — George Sheehan

after 'Grian' by Julie Speidel

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The Present Monument III: Perspective

Time as succession, past and to come, . . . eternity itself, exists in present thought, is contained in the fleeting passage of the moment, so far as that passage compels the direct intuition of a thinking being. — G.L.S. Shackle

after 'Forres' by Julie Speidel

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The Present Monument II: Perception

. . . a realistic grasp of time opens onto the longing for eternity. — Robert Cummings Neville

after 'Aughna' by Julie Speidel

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The Present Monument I: Preservation

Eternity is in love with the productions of time. — William Blake

after 'Carrow' by Julie Speidel

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