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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)
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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