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Hugo, like a priest, always has his head bowed--bowed so low that he can see nothing except his own navel.
Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up ...
I'd take off all my clothes
& cross the damp cold lawn & down the bluff
...
During the fifties, for example, the American character appeared with some consistency that became a model of manhood adopted by m ...
I ... walked to the Abbey of Holyroodhouse once to the Palace itself, once to the crown of Scotland above the gate in front, and o ...
For this world we live in
None of us is sly enough.
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And, indeed, is there not something holy about a great kitchen?... The scoured gleam of row upon row of metal vessels dangling fro ...
Nothing is plumb, level or square:
the studs are bowed, the joists
are shaky by nature,
I think I see her sitting bowed and black,
Stricken and seared with slavery's mortal scars,
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... having bowed to the inevitability of the dictum that we must eat to live, we should ignore it and live to eat ...
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