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Quotation by James Kirkup
Cleanly, sir, you went to the core of the matter. Using the purest kind of wit, a balance of belief and art, You with a curious nervous elegance laid bare The root of life, and put your finger on its beating heart.
James Kirkup (b. 1923), British poet. A Correct Compassion (l. 1–4). . .
Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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