Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
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."
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.