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Quotation by Alfred Tennyson
How dull it is to pause, to make and end,
To rust unburnished, not to shine in use!
As though to breathe were life!
Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892), British poet. Ulysses (l. 22–24). . .
Tennyson; a Selected Edition. Christopher Ricks, ed. (1989) University of California Press.
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