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THE TURN OF A DRAGONFLY'S WING, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: Being but man, forbear to say
Last Line: Hover, and whip away.
Alternate Author Name(s): Simonides Of Keos
Subject(s): Dragonflies


BEING but man, forbear to say
Beyond to-night what thing shall be,
And date no man's felicity.
For know, all things
Make briefer stay
Than dragonflies, whose slender wings
Hover, and whip away.





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