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Quotation by Wallace Stevens
Cloud-clown, blue painter, sun as horn,
Hill-scholar, man that never is,
The bad-bespoken lacker,
Ancestor of Narcissus, prince
Of the secondary men. There are no rocks
And stones, only this imager.
Wallace Stevens (1879–1955), U.S. poet. "Jumbo."
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