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''Hunger shall make thy modest zoneCecil Day Lewis (1904-1972), Irish poet. Come live with me (l. 13-14). NoP. Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds....
And cheat fond death of all but bone''
''Come, live with me and be my love,Cecil Day Lewis (1904-1972), Irish poet. Come live with me (l. 1-4). NoP. Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (...
And we will all the pleasures prove
Of peace and plenty, bed and board,
That chance employment may afford.''
Draw up the dew. Swell with pacific violence.Cecil Day Lewis (1904-1972), Irish poet. Do Not Expect Again a Phoenix Hour (l. 1-4). OxBTC. Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. ...
Take shape in silence. Grow as the clouds grew.
Beautiful brood the cornlands, and you are heavy;
Leafy the boughsthey also hid...
It is unwise to equate scientific activity with what we call reason, poetic activity with what we call imagination. Without the imaginative leap from facts to generalisation, no theoretic discovery in...Cecil Day Lewis (1904-1972), British poet, author. "How the Poet Knows," The Poet's Way of Knowledge, Knopf (1957).
''To lift, to fetch, to drive, to shed, to pen,Cecil Day Lewis (1904-1972), Irish poet. Sheepdog Trials in Hyde Park (l. 45-48). NoP. Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and o...
Are acts I recognize, with all they mean
Of shepherding the unruly, for a kind of
Controlled woolgathering is my work too.''
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