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Quotation by Patrick Kavanagh
"Who owns them hungry hills
That the water-hen and snipe must have forsaken?
A poet? Then by heavens he must be poor."
I hear and is my heart not badly shaken?
Patrick Kavanagh (1905–1969), Irish poet, novelist. Shancoduff (l. 13–16). . .
Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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