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Quotation by John Crowe Ransom
Equilibrists lie here; stranger, tread light;
Close, but untouching in each other's sight;
Mouldered the lips and ashy the tall skull.
Let them lie perilous and beautiful.
John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974), U.S. poet. The Equilibrists (l. 53–56). . .
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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