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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteA verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.

 W. H. Auden quotes (English born American Poet, Dramatist and Editor who achieved early fame in the 1930s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. 1907-1973)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteBut all the clocks in the city
Began to whirr and chime:
'O let not Time deceive you,
You cannot conquer Time.
 zeretia

 W. H. Auden quotes (English born American Poet, Dramatist and Editor who achieved early fame in the 1930s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. 1907-1973)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteWe are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know

 W. H. Auden quotes (English born American Poet, Dramatist and Editor who achieved early fame in the 1930s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. 1907-1973)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteLet mortals beware of words
For with words we lie
Can speak peace
When we mean war

But song is true
Let music for peace
Be the paradigm
For peace means change
At the right time
 evie_mun

 W. H. Auden quotes (English born American Poet, Dramatist and Editor who achieved early fame in the 1930s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. 1907-1973)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIn relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteNow is the age of anxiety.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMusic is the best means we have of digesting time.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteBut in my arms till break of day
Let the living creature lie,
Mortal, guilty, but to me
The entirely beautiful.
 zeretia

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