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Cecil Day Lewis

Data de nascimento: 27. Abril 1904
Data de falecimento: 22. Maio 1972

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Cecil Day-Lewis , often writing as C. Day-Lewis, was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He was the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis.

Citações Cecil Day Lewis

„How selfhood begins with a walking away,
And love is proved in the letting go.“

—  Cecil Day Lewis
Context: I have had worse partings, but none that so Gnaws at my mind still. Perhaps it is roughly Saying what God alone could perfectly show — How selfhood begins with a walking away, And love is proved in the letting go. "Walking Away" (1962), p. 33

„Ask the stone to say
Ask my song.“

—  Cecil Day Lewis
Context: Shall I be gone long? For ever and a day To whom there belong? Ask the stone to say Ask my song.

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