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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)
he held the proper opinions for the time of year; When there was peace, he was for peace; when there was war, he went. He was married and added five children to the population, Which our Eugenist says was the right number for a parent of his generation, And our teachers report that he never interfered with their education. Was he free? Was he happy? The question is absurd.
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. The Unknown Citizen (l. 23–28). . .
Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.
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