Quotation by W.H. Auden

the child unlucky in his little State,
Some hearth where freedom is excluded,
A hive whose honey is fear and worry,
Feels calmer now and somehow assured of escape;
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. In Memory of Sigmund Freud (l. 78–81). . .

Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.
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