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the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither
yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet
favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes (l. IX, 11). . .

Preferences; 51 American Poets Choose Poems from Their Own Work and from the Past. Richard Howard, ed. (1974) The Viking Press.
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