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Quotation by W.H. Auden
"10 December, 1947" The Table Talk of W.H. Auden, comp. by Alan Ansen, ed. Nicholas Jenkins (1990) "16 March, 1948" (1990) "31 December, 1947" The Table Talk of W.H. Auden, compiled by Alan Ansen, ed. Nicholas Jenkins (1990) "31 December, 1947" The Table Talk of W. H. Auden, comp. Alan Ansen, ed. Nicholas Jenkins (1990) A Certain World (1970)
With one fist clenched behind his head, heel drawn up to thigh The cocky little ogre dozes off, ready, Though, to take on the rest Of the world at the drop of a hat or the mildest Nudge of the impossible,
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. Mundus et Infans (l. 9–13). . .
Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.
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