by Robert Frost
Mending Wall Quotes
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Man and the Natural World Quotes
Something there is that doesn’t love a wall (line 1)
Tradition and Customs Quotes
But spring mending-time we find them there. (line 11)
Language and Communication Quotes
Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun, (lines 1-3)
But they would have the rabbit out of hiding, To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean, (lines 8-9)
Versions of Reality Quotes
The work of hunters is another thing: (line 5)
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