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Quotation by Robert Frost
Till having failed at hugger-mugger farming
He burned his house down for the fire insurance
And spent the proceeds on a telescope
To satisfy a lifelong curiosity
About our place among the infinities.
Robert Frost (1874–1963), U.S. poet. "The Star–Splitter."
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