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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.


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Quote Left When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them Quote Right
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Quote Left Acts of injustice done
Between the setting and the rising sun
In history lie like bones, each one.
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Quote Left Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest. Quote Right
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Quote Left My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain. Quote Right
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Quote Left One cannot review a bad book without showing off. Quote Right
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