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Quotation by Philip Larkin
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Wives saw men of the explosion
Larger than in life they managed—
Gold as on a coin, or walking
Somehow from the sun towards them,
Philip Larkin (1922–1985), British poet. The Explosion (l. 20–24). . .
Collected Poems of Philip Larkin. Anthony Thwaite, ed. (1988) Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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