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Quotation by Wilfred Owen
Dead men may envy living mites in cheese,
Or good germs even. Microbes have their joys,
And subdivide, and never come to death.
Wilfred Owen (1893–1918), British poet. A Terre (l. 40–42).
CTC. Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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