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Argentina’s former military leader Jorge Rafael Videla has died aged 87 while serving a sentence for crimes against humanity, including torture.

Posterity will ne’er survey

More vile grave than his

If ever there be one I say:

It’s a pot where you may ever piss.

(parody of Byron’s epitaph for Castlereagh)

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A variation to the Blake quote ‘To see a World in a grain etc.,:
To see a fly in a bowl of soup
And gleaming smile of Mr. Yongle
As I tackle noodles laid in god-knows-what slime
Need I die before time, tell me?

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“To see a mug in the hand of a lush,

And a barmaid across the counter

Hold palaver with the bums who cut your view,

An hour is better spent elsewhere.”

Original quote is as below”
William Blake – “To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.”

benny

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