It I have given you delight
By aught that I have done,
Let me lie quiet in that night
Which shall be yours anon:
And for the little, little, span
The dead are born in mind,
Seek not to question other than
The books I leave behind.
He wanted to be remembered for what he wrote. A noble goal.
And that's what happened. Many people have spoken of his work in a positive manner, and many others have spoken of it in a negative manner. However, I rarely see question or comment of him himself.
And I guess that's how he wanted it.