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Edwin Arlington Robinson: Miniver Cheevy


 

Miniver Cheevy, child of scorn,

Grew lean while he assailed the seasons;

He wept that he was ever born,

And he had reasons.

 

Miniver loved the days of old… 171 more words

Poetry

Edwin Arlington Robinson: Richard Cory

Whenever Richard Cory went down town,

We people on the pavement looked at him:

He was a gentleman from sole to crown,

Clean favored, and imperially slim. 117 more words

Poetry

Happy Birthday, Edwin Arlington Robinson!

American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson was born on 22 December 1869:

“Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.”–Edwin Arlington Robinson

Writers

ON THIS DAY: December 22, 2017

December 22nd is

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Be a Lover of Silence Day

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History

"Richard Cory" by Edwin Arlington Robinson

“Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favored, and imperially slim. 103 more words

Books

Motivational Monday | Where Fragile Meets Gentleness

“With trembling care, knowing that most things break. …Where strangers would have shut the many doors, that many friends had opened long ago.” Mr. Flood’s Party… 133 more words
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