Cecil Day Lewis Quote

Science is concerned with finding out and stating the facts: poetry's task is to give you the look, the smell, the taste, the "feel" of those facts.


Poetry for You, Chapter I (p. 10), Basil Blackwell & Mott Ltd. 1959

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Science is concerned with finding out and stating the facts: poetry's task is to give you the look, the smell, the taste, the feel of those facts.

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Science is concerned with finding out and stating the facts: poetry's task is to give you the look, the smell, the taste, the feel of those facts.

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Science is concerned with finding out and stating the facts: poetry's task is to give you the look, the smell, the taste, the feel of those facts.

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Science is concerned with finding out and stating the facts: poetry's task is to give you the look, the smell, the taste, the feel of those facts.