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Quotation by Gerard Manley Hopkins
All things counter, original, spare, strange;
Whatever is fickle, freckled (who knows how?)
With swift, slow; sweet, sour; adazzle, dim;
He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change:
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889), British poet. Pied Beauty (l. 7–11). . .
Gerard Manley Hopkins. Catherine Phillips, ed. (1986) Oxford University Press.
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