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Poets Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Poets
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“I made response to him with bashful forehead. ‘Oh, of the other poets honor and light, Avail me the long study and great love That have impelled me to explore thy volume! Thou art my master, and my author thou, Thou art alone the one from whom I took The beautiful style that has done honor to me.‘”
Dante Alighieri
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“They turned to me with signs of salutation, And on beholding this, my Master smiled; And more of honor still, much more, they did me, In that they made me one of their own band; So that the sixth was I, ‘mid so much wit.”
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“Poets talk about “spots of time,” but it is really fishermen who experience eternity compressed into a moment. No one can tell what a spot of time is until suddenly the whole world is a fish and the fish is gone.”
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″‘I do think there are some interesting connections between the poet in ‘Song of Myself’ and Margo Roth Spiegelman—all that wild charisma and wanderlust.‘”
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“Poets act shamelessly towards their experiences: they exploit them.”
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“It was from the artists and poets that the pertinent answers came, and I know that panic would have broken loose had they been able to compare notes.”
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“all the poets wanted to get disability insurance it was better than immortality.”

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