W. H. Auden Quote: “Murder is unique in that it…”

Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.

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Name: W. H. Auden
Profession: Poet
Nationality: English
Birthday: February 21, 1907
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