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Quote Left What had the man done? Oh, made history. Her business (he had implied) was giving birth, Tending the house, mending the socks. Quote Right
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Quote Left In a room on the floor below, Sunless, cooler—a brimming Saucer of wax, marbly and dim— I have lit what's left of my life. Quote Right
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