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According to the third stanza, what specifically does the speaker search for whenever he stops to look inside churches? -> A churchgoer who can successfully convert him
According to lines 47-51, why does the speaker tend to return to churches over and over? -> Because he's desperately lonely
What is so attractive about the fact that the church is a "serious house on serious earth" (55)? -> Because there will always be some part of us to think that life has a serious meaning
Why is the silence inside the church "unignorable" (7)? -> Because the speaker doesn't really know what he's looking for in the church
Why does the speaker take off his "cycle-clips" inside the church? -> He doesn't have a hat, and figures he should take off something to show his respect.
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