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Mrs. Sexton went out looking for the gods.
She began looking in the sky
My Sweeney, Mr. Eliot,
is that Australian who came
There was a day
when all the animals talked to me.
The sexton, tolling his bell at noon,
Deems not that great Napoleon
"Michael Henchard's Will
"That Elizabeth-Jane Farfrae be not told of my death, or made to grieve on account of me.
They are the villagers--
The rector, the midwife, the sexton, the agent for bees.
January gray is here,
Like a sexton by her grave;
You come from attending the funeral of mankind to attend to a natural phenomenon. A little thought is sexton to all the world.
for it is dark,
as dark as the leathery dead
the cement wall
of the clumsy calendar
I live in,
my life,
and its hauled up
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