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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Poetry
 
Poetry is unfallen speech. Paradise knew no other, for no other would suffice to answer the need of those ecstatic days of innocence.
        Abraham Coles.—The Evangel: Introduction.
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When the Divine Artist would produce a poem, He plants a germ of it in a human soul, and out of that soul the poem springs and grows as from the rose-tree the rose.
        James A. Garfield.—Oration on the Anniversary of Burns’ Death.
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Poetry is feigned history in verse.
        Noah Porter.—Books and Reading, Chap. XVI.
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