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We'd like to fight but we fear defeat, we'd like to work but we're feeling too weak, we'd like to be sick but we'd get the sack, we'd like to behave, we'd like to believe, we'd like to love, but we've lost the knack.

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Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis) (27 April 1904 22 May 1972) was an English poet born in Ballintubber (Laois), County Laois, Ireland the son of the Rev. Frank Cecil Day Lewis and Kathleen Squires. He was educated at Sherborne School and at Wadham College, Oxford, where he made the acquaintance of W. H. Auden.

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