W. H. Auden Quote

It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practising it.


The Dyer's Hand (1963) foreword

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It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practising it.

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It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practising it.

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It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practising it.

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It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practising it.