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The Writer’s Almanac for January 25, 2015

January 25th, 2015

Episode 96 of 750 episodes

Before the beginning Thou hast foreknown the end, Before the birthday the death-bed was seen of Thee: Cleanse what I cannot cleanse, mend what I cannot mend. O Lord All-Merciful, be merciful to me. While the end is drawing near I know not mine end: Birth I recall not, my death I cannot foresee: O... Read more »

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