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Envy we must those bards who compose in Italian or German:


Apposite Feminine Rhymes give them no bother at all.


We, though, thanks, to a Tongue deprived of so many inflexions,


Can very easily turn nouns, if we wish, into verbs.


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W H Auden 1972 : Collected Poems p. 667 : Faber & Faber, 3 Queen Square, London.

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