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Quotation by Anthony Hecht
And that their sleep be sound
I say this childermas
Who could not, at one time,
Have saved them from the gas.
Anthony Hecht (b. 1923), U.S. poet. It Out-Herods Herod. Pray You, Avoid It (l. 33–36). . .
Oxford Book of Contemporary Verse, The, 1945–1980. D. J. Enright, comp. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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