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Edna St. Vincent Millay
(1882-1950) born on
Feb 03
US author, poet. She won the Pulitzer for "The Ballad of the Harp Weaver," 1922.
         
   
F
God, I can push the grass apart
And lay my finger on Thy heart!

R
Pity me that the heart is slow to learn
What the swift mind beholds at every turn.
A
The soul can split the sky in two,
And let the face of God shine through.
N
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But, ah, my foes, and oh, my friends-
It gives a lovely light.
K
I find it's as hard to live down an early triumph as an early indiscretion.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The International Thesaurus of Quotations," by Rhoda Thomas Tripp, 1995.
R: "Pity Me Not," "The Harp-Weaver," 1923.
A: "Renascence," st. 8.
N: "First Fig."
K: In "The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women," by Rosalie Maggio, 1994.
   


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