Quotation by Louis MacNeice

a fortress against ideas and against the
Shuddering insidious shock of the theory-vendors
The little sardine men crammed in a monster toy
Who tilt their aggregate beast against our crumbling Troy.
Louis MacNeice (1907–1963), Anglo-Irish poet. Among These Turf-Stacks (l. 9–12). . .

Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892–1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.
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