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    The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man’s adjustment to it—the speed of his acceptance.
    —E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)

    The duck fats rot in the roasting pan,
    And it’s over and over and all ...
    —Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)