Quotation by W.H. Auden

the moderate Aristotelian city
Of darning and the Eight-Fifteen, where Euclid's geometry
And Newton's mechanics would account for our experience,
And the kitchen table exists because I scrub it.
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. For the Time Being; A Christmas Oratorio (l. 19–20). . .

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