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    The virtue of making two blades of grass grow where only one grew before does not begin to be superhuman.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The mighty river flowing dark and deep,
    With ebb and flood from the remote sea-tides
    Vague-sounding through the City’s sleepless sleep,
    Is named the River of the Suicides;
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