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Birches

Birches

by

Robert Frost

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Birches Spirituality Quotes

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Quote #4

Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more, (Line 56)

The image of the tree leading the speaker towards heaven may be intended to evoke Jacob's Ladder, a ladder that goes to heaven as described by Jacob in the book of Genesis.

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