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Quotation by Robert Lowell
All night I've held your hand,
as if you had
a fourth time faced the kingdom of the mad—
its hackneyed speech, its homicidal eye—
and dragged me home alive. . . .
Robert Lowell (1917–1977), U.S. poet. Man and Wife (l. 8–12). . .
Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I–II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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