Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #4

We paused before a House that seemed
A Swelling of the Ground – (17-18)

Well, this is the speaker's final resting place. The journey is over and their last stop is the grave. The speaker continues with the cool, calm, and collected approach to her death, and even seems hopeful by describing the grave as a house. Maybe she will finally feel at home there.

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