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A tumble - down shed or two , a dumpcart , a few pinched and wintry trees , the litter of a back yard . That's all . There was snow on the roofs and snow on the cart . But those few lines sparkled and crackled with life — which is what ...
There were the clean cones of fir trees sharp as the morning light coming up behind them and putting out the stars . Here was a landscape where everything looks picked up and arranged , even to the stones brought up by the ...
We think of our trees and cows and frame houses . These words are household words of our own , words that we are married and buried by . They make us think of American graveyards and American homeliness and quiet .
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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