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"Among Its Desperate and Slain, the Orgre Stalks With Hands on Hips, While Drivel Gushes from His Lips"
   are the closing lines of   
August, 1968 by W. H. Auden
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Funeral Blues
" Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone ..." Read by Matthew (John Hannah) at the funeral of his partner Gareth (Simon Callow) in the film 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'.
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
At Last the Secret is Out
"...as it always must come in the end, the delicious story is ripe to tell"
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Ode to the Medieval Poets
"Chaucer, Langland, Douglas, Dunbar, with all your brother Anons, how on earth did you ever manage"
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Thank You, Fog
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Age of Anxiety
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Shield of Achilles
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Dyer's Hand
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
City Without Walls
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Thank You, Fog
"Grown used to New York weather, all too familiar with Smog"
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Aubade
"Time, the domain of Deeds, calls for a complex Grammar with many Moods and Tenses"
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Address to the Beasts
"If you cannot engender a genius like Mozart, neither can you plague the earth with brilliant sillies like Hegel or clever nasties like Hobbes"
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Archaeology
"There's nothing the Crucified would like less than butchery to appease him"
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
No, Plato, No
"I can't imagine anything that I would like less to be than a disincarnate Spirit"
W. H. Auden
   said   
"One Cannot Review a Bad Book Without Showing Off"
Anglo-American poet
The Age of Anxiety
   was written by   
W. H. Auden
Random, 1948
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Age of Anxiety
1948 Pulitzer Prize
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
City Without Walls
And Other Poems, 1969
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Shield of Achilles
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
Thank You, Fog
Last Poems, 1974
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
About the House
1965
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Dyer's Hand
Essays, 1962
W. H. Auden
   was a   
Poet
English (1907-1973)






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