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Words Of Note

What would the world be, once bereft

Of wet and wildness?

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Let them be left,

O let them be left, wildness and wet;

Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.

Gerard Manley Hopkins,

19th-century English poet

From 'Inversnaid.'

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