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Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks
Pygmies expand in cold impossible air,
Cry fie on giantshine, poor glory which
Pounds breast-bone punily, screeches, and has
Reached no Alps: or, knows no Alps to reach.
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. "Pygmies are pygmies still, though percht on Alps."
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