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Quotation by Wallace Stevens
Secrete us in reality. Discover A civil nakedness in which to be, In which to bear with the exactest force The precisions of fate, nothing fobbed off, nor changed In a beau language without a drop of blood.
Wallace Stevens (1879–1955), U.S. poet. "Repetitions of a Young Captain."
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