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A poet had been running the hands of his mind over senseless apple wood and making it speak exactly as Frost's plain dictionary words speak after he gets a few of them alone in a study and sees what he can make them do .
He can put a hundred even lines into an inch of wood , guiding his graver with that left thumb of his which is another brain . He worked in a gun factory once , doing fine machined parts on a rifle so accurate and so long in making that ...
His house is wooden and sharp - cornered . It gives the light back and doesn't absorb it as the English ... British freedom around an American farmyard and a wooden pump . The housewife of this elegy wears an American apron , and an ...
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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