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Quotation by Anthony Hecht
Samuel Sewall, in a world of wigs,
Flouted opinion in his personal hair;
For foppery he gave not any figs,
But in his right and honor took the air.
Anthony Hecht (b. 1923), U.S. poet. Samuel Sewall (l. 1–4). . .
Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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