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Quotation by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Poets and kings are but the clerks of Time,
Tiering the same dull webs of discontent,
Clipping the same sad alnage of the years.
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935), U.S. poet. The Clerks (l. 12–14). . .
Anthology of American Poetry. George Gesner, ed. (1983) Avenel Books.
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