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18 July 2013

Landor at Sea

A poem by E M Forster, first published in the New Statesman on 6 August 1938.

By E M Forster

I strove with none, for none was worth my strife;
Reason I loved, and, next to Reason, Doubt;
I warmed both hands before the fire of life;
And put it out.

First published in the New Statesman on 6 August 1938

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