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Comprehensive information about William Jay Smith including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. William Jay Smith (born 22 April 1918) is an American poet. He was appointed the nineteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1968 to 1970.. American poet; US Poet Laureate 1968–70 This educational William Jay Smith resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left He hangs in the hall by his black cravat, The ladies faint, and the children holler:... Quote Right
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Quote Left A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal. Quote Right
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