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Quotation by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
And if I should live to be
The last leaf upon the tree
In the spring,
Let them smile, as I do now,
At the old forsaken bough
Where I cling.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894), U.S. physician, writer. The Last Leaf (l. 43–48). . .
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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