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Quotation by Edwin Muir
But famished field and blackened tree
Bear flowers in Eden never known.
Blossoms of grief and charity
Bloom in these darkened fields alone.
Edwin Muir (1887–1959), Scottish poet. One Foot in Eden (l. 20–23). . .
New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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