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The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing

The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing

by Marianne Moore

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Not a Herod's oath that cannot change. (36)

Herod is an ancient historical figure. If that isn't a cultural reference, we don't know what is. And yet it's worth noting that Herod isn't exactly getting mad props here. So why mention him, if she just wants to poke fun?

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