Journey of the Magi
by T.S. Eliot
Journey of the Magi Quotes
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"A cold coming we had of it,Just the worst time of the yearFor the journey, and such a long journey:The ways deep and the weather sharp,The very dead of winter." (1-5)
Tradition and Customs Quotes
There were times we regrettedThe summer palaces on slopes, the terraces,And the silken girls bringing sherbet. (8-10)
There were times we regrettedThe summer palaces on slopes, the terraces, (8-9)
And three trees on the low sky,And an old white horse galloped away in the meadow. (24-25)
Then at dawn we came down to a temperate valley,Wet, below the snow line, smelling of vegetation; (21-22)
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