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#118897 - 01/05/04 11:54 AM Thanatopsis
Mencken mentions a poem by that name.
Source: The Collins English Dictionary © 2000 HarperCollins Publishers:
noun a meditation on death, as in a poem
[ETYMOLOGY: 19th Century: from Greek thanatos death + opsis a view]
For the William Cullen Bryant poem "Thanatopsis" see :
I share some but not all of his views. Won't be long until
I check them out. Or not as I suspect is more probable.
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