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    Americans are notorious for looking to their children for approval. How our children turn out and what they think of us has become the “final judgment” on our lives. . . . We imagine that the rising generation is rendering history’s verdict on us. We may resent children simply because we expect a harsh judgment from them.
    —C. John Sommerville (20th century)

    Dead of a dark thing, John Holmes, you’ve been lost
    in the college chapel, mourned as father and teacher,
    mourned with piety and grace under the University Cross.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)