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No one would know except for ancient maps
That such a brook ran water. But I wonder
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The brook was thrown
Deep in a sewer dungeon under stone
In fetid darkness still to live and run....
The farmhouse lingers, though averse to square
With the new city street it has to wear
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Its bed is left a faded paper sheet
Of dead leaves stuck together by the heat
A brook to none but who remember long.
It must be the brook
Can trust itself to go by contraries
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Our life runs down in sending up the clock.
The brook runs down in sending up our life.
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"Speaking of contraries, see how the brook
In that white wave runs counter to itself.
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The wind came briskly up this way,
Crisping the brook beside the road;
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In matters of usage there are two extremes. At the extreme right are the purists, the standpatters, the rigid traditionalists who ...
While he hears in every spring
How the birds do chirp and sing:
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