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W. H. Auden
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Engrave this Quote But in seven weeks it was done, the frontiers decided.
A continent for better or worse divided.
The next day he sailed for England, where he quickly forgot
The case as a good lawyer must. Return he would not,
Afraid, as he told his Club, that he might get shot.

...penned after Lord Mountbatten entrusted Sir Cyril Radcliffe, with drawing up the boundaries between India & Pakistan.
-W. H. Auden, poem titled Partition Tell a Friend


 


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