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Quotation by Hilda Doolittle
Let Love step down,
open the clasped hands,
forfeit the thorny crown,
retrieve the garment
that was whole,
body and spirit one, spirit and soul.
Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961), U.S. poet. "Ecce Sponsus."
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