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Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden

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Comprehensive information about Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Wystan Hugh Auden, known more commonly as W. H. Auden was an English poet, often considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. He was one of the greatest Anglo American poets. Born in England, he later obtained an American citizenship. This educational Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be. Quote Right
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Quote Left The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition. Quote Right
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Quote Left An important Jew who died in exile. Quote Right
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Quote Left But in seven weeks it was done, the frontiers decided. A continent for better or worse divided. The next day he sailed for England, where he quickly forgot The case as a good lawyer must. Return he would not, Afraid, as he told his Club, that he might get shot. Quote Right
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Quote Left Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. Quote Right
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