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Quotation by Yvor Winters
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Yvor Winters (1900–1968), U.S. poet. Time and the Garden (l. 17–21). . .
Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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