C. Day Lewis Quotes (9 quotes)
The Complete Poems of C. Day Lewis (Stanford University Press, 1992), p. 546, Poem "Walking Away"
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Picture Source: WikipediaC. Day Lewis
Born: April 27, 1904
Died: May 22, 1972 (aged 68)
Occupation: Poet, novelist
Bio: Cecil 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 is the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis.
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