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Quotation by James Russell Lowell
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays: Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten;
James Russell Lowell (1819–1891), U.S. poet. The Vision of Sir Launfal (l. 73–81). . .
Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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