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The housewife of this elegy wears an American apron , and an American kerosene can sits on the floor . ... Men shoot crap and sit in their shirt sleeves in a state of pure being an Englishman could never attain .
An American working man in overalls sits by a brook and rests . But the great poem remains . It shines lovelier . For it has the light of life upon it . Our life , now . The same old verities are still there . Death is still seen in all ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review