Aleister Crowley 12 October 1875 - 1 December 1947

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I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman.
Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), British occultist. The Confessions of Aleister Crowley, ch. 54 (1929, rev. 1970).
I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), British occultist. The Confessions of Aleister Crowley, ch. 5 (1929, rev.1970). Of geometry lessons.
Love stories are only fit for the solace of people in the insanity of puberty. No healthy adult human being can really care whether so-and-so does or does not succeed in satisfying his physiological uneasiness by the aid of some particular person or not.
Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), British occultist. The Confessions of Aleister Crowley, ch. 50 (1929, rev. 1970).

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The Holy Books of Thelema - some would suggest that contains the best examples of Crowley's poetry; in particular one might reference LiberLXV, Liber Cordis Cincti Serpente s.f. Adonai.. And of course the " Hymn to Pan" stands beyond the measure of Man.93.
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