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    The pears are not seen
    As the observer wills.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    All men are really most attracted by the beauty of plain speech, and they even write in a florid style in imitation of this. They prefer to be misunderstood rather than to come short of its exuberance.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)