I like to see it lap the Miles
by Emily Dickinson
I like to see it lap the Miles Man and the Natural World Quotes
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This phrase brings to mind a wild, untamed animal, yet the train emits this sound as it's doing something very un-animal-like (plowing through a rocky impasse). This is another natural image that's manipulated to demonstrate just how very unnatural this beast is.