When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before, What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich Pumpkin pie?
After all, it is not where one washes one's neck that counts but where one moistens one's throat.Djuna Barnes
After all, it is not where one washes one’s neck that counts but where one moistens one’s throat.Djuna Barnes
Do you not weep? Other sins only speak; murder shrieks out. The element of water moistens the earth, But blood flies upwards and bedews the heavens.john webster