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Quotation by Wallace Stevens
I placed a jar in Tennessee,
And round it was, upon a hill.
It made the slovenly wilderness
Surround that hill.
Wallace Stevens (1879–1955), U.S. poet. Anecdote of the Jar (l. 1–4). . .
Collected Poems [Stevie Smith]. James MacGibbon, ed. (1976) New Directions.
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