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    No doubt, the short distance to which you can see in the woods, and the general twilight, would at length react on the inhabitants, and make them savages. The lakes also reveal the mountains, and give ample scope and range to our thought.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When a daughter tries suicide
    and the chimney falls down like a drunk
    and the dog chews her tail off
    and the kitchen blows up its shiny kettle
    and the vacuum cleaner swallows its bag
    and the toilet washes itself in tears ...
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)