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Wallace Stevens Quotes: The reader became the book; and summer night Was like the conscious being of the book.
         

The reader became the book; and summer night Was like the conscious being of the book.


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The imagination is one of the forces of nature.



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The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.



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The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.



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I do not know which to prefer - The beauty of inflections Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling Or just after.



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