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Quotation by Elizabeth Bishop
What childishness is it that while there's breath of life
in our bodies, we are determined to rush
to see the sun the other way around?
Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979), U.S. poet. "Questions of Travel."
Bishop, an avid traveler, spent the last 16 years of her life in Brazil.
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