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    So here it is at last, the distinguished thing!
    —Henry James (1843–1916)

    To sunny waters some
    By fatal instinct fly; where on the pool
    They sportive wheel, or, sailing down the stream,
    Are snatched immediate by the quick-eyed trout
    Or darting salmon.
    —James Thomson (1700–1748)