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    Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
    Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes 12:12.

    The poet will write for his peers alone. He will remember only that he saw truth and beauty from his position, and expect the time when a vision as broad shall overlook the same field as freely.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)