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Quotation by Dylan Thomas
The hand that signed the treaty bred a fever,
And famine grew, and locusts came;
Great is the hand that holds dominion over
Man by a scribbled name.
Dylan Thomas (1914–1953), Welsh poet. first published New Verse 18 (Dec. 1935). "The Hand That Signed The Paper," 25 Poems (1936).
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