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Quotation by Wallace Stevens
Why should she give her bounty to the dead?
What is divinity if it can come
Only in silent shadows and in dreams?
Wallace Stevens (1879–1955), U.S. poet. Sunday Morning (l. 16–18). . .
Collected Poems [Stevie Smith]. James MacGibbon, ed. (1976) New Directions.
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