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Quotation by Anthony Hecht
And in their fairy tales
The warty giant and witch
Get sealed in doorless jails
And the match-girl strikes it rich.
Anthony Hecht (b. 1923), U.S. poet. It Out-Herods Herod. Pray You, Avoid It (l. 5–8). . .
Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse, The, 1945–1980. D. J. Enright, comp. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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