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Lullaby

Lullaby

by W.H. Auden

Love Quotes

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Quote #7

Noons of dryness see you fed
By the involuntary powers,
Nights of insult let you pass
Watched by every human love. (37-40)

The speaker declares that he'll watch over his lover completely. He'll make sure that he's fed in times of famine, and protected from all harm. Instead of looking to God for help, the speaker essentially says, his beloved should look to him.

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