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Poem: George Eliot Country

From this Midland scene - glum slag heaps, barge canals, gray sheep, the vivid overlap of wheat field and mustard hillside like out-of-season sunshine, the crabbed silhouette of oak trees (each joint a knot, each knot a principled demurral: tough,…

At the Grave of George Eliot

Laid in unconsecrated ground, a scandal still-note how good Gerard Hopkins recoiled from what a queer, awkward girl, frail-shouldered, massive, rickety, volcanic" out of an unconsecrated attachment, a marriage that was no marriage (one would have…