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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.
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 ...
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,
...
... having bowed to the inevitability of the dictum that we must eat to live, we should ignore it and live to eat ...
they seem not to break; though once they are bowed
So low for long, they never right themselves:
"... Someone said--'Come'MI heard it as I bowed."
"I may have thought as much, but not aloud."
"Well, so I came."
he bowed and
not flinching from her black breath
gave her his arm....
Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back ...
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