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Love Calls Us to the Things of This World

Love Calls Us to the Things of This World

by Richard Wilbur

Spirituality Quotes

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Quote #7

And the heaviest nuns walk in a pure floating (32)

Spiritual double-duty here. Nuns are spiritual humans; they're supposed to be the go-betweens between humans and God. But also, "a pure floating" brings us back to the floating angels at the poem's beginning.

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