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Jacek Niecko wrote:
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> It's "The Orators"--no that that matters very much, but still---
>

I have Auden's 1945 _Collected Poems_ -- and there is no poem in that
called "The Orators." (I presume it was written before 1936 to be quoted
by Empson in that year.) Could someone give the text of the poem?

Also, is the "Well?" part of Empson's prose or is it part of the quote
from Auden?

Carrol