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beware the man of one book (tacitus)

Posted to Poetry and Politics

bible thumpers in d.c.
as John Lennon said "judge not..."
sorry if this rambles it kind of makes sense to me but I am in an illegal state of mind right now so maybe no sense here at all.

"While standing afar off for fear of its torments, they say, 'Alas, alas, that great citadel of sin (Babylon), that mighty city! For by counting time^, its judgments come.'

O thou daughter of Babylon,
to thy ruin hast'ning on;
Happy he that rewardeth thee,
just as thou unto us hast done