Text: Edgar Allan Poe, “[Prefatory Material to Letter to B——],” ­Poems (1831), pp. 9-12


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LETTER.

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Tell wit how much it wrangles

In fickle points of niceness —

Tell wisdom it entangles

Itself in overwiseness.

Sir Walter Raleigh.

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Notes:

None.


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