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| “Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest.”|
W. H. Auden quotes (English born American Poet, Dramatist and Editor who achieved early fame in the 1930s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. 1907-1973)
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impertinent synonyms: extraneous, fresh, immaterial, impudent, irreverent, saucy, smart, smarted, smarter, smartest, smarts.