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Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and attended Harvard University from 1897 to1900. After a brief stint as a reporter for the New York Tribune, he enrolled in New York University Lawread more
She sang beyond the genius of the sea.
The water never formed to mind or voice,
Like a body wholly body, fluttering
Its empty sleeves; and yet its mimic motion5
Made constant cry, caused constantly a cry,
That was not ours although we understood,
Inhuman, of the veritable ocean.
The sea was not a mask. No more was she.
The song and water were not medleyed sound
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Shakespeare used 17,677 different words in his writings; what Russian poet used more?Answer
Alexander Pushkin, who is credited with significantly augmenting the Russian language, had a lexicon of 21,197 words.Previous Trivia Questions