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Quotation by John Crowe Ransom
And the chieftain's head, with grinning sockets, and varnished—
Is it hung on the sky with a hideous epitaphy?
No, the woman keeps the trophy.
John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974), U.S. poet. Judith of Bethulia (l. 34–36). . .
Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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