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Quotation by Philip Larkin
I'm glad I can't explain
Just in what jaws you were to suppurate:
You may have thought things would come right again
If you could only keep quite still and wait.
Philip Larkin (1922–1985), British poet. Myxomatosis (l. 6–9). . .
Collected Poems of Philip Larkin. Anthony Thwaite, ed. (1988) Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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