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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 22, 2017

summer evening

The sun drew off at last his piercing fires.
Over the stale warm air, dull as a pond
And moveless in the grey quieted street,
Blue magic of a summer evening glowed
.
–Lascelles Abercrombie (1881–1938)

 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
234th day of the year


Tori Amos (musician) was born on this day in 1963.
Kate Chopin (author) died on this day in 1904.


 

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