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    Truth should not be forced; it should simply manifest itself, like a woman who has in her privacy reflected and coolly decided to bestow herself upon a certain man.
    —John Updike (b. 1932)

    Dead of a dark thing, John Holmes, you’ve been lost
    in the college chapel, mourned as father and teacher,
    mourned with piety and grace under the University Cross.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)