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  • Beside the playhouse was the "house in earnest," which has become a "belilaced cellar hole," and, behind it, a brook "Too lofty and original to rage."

    'Hard to Understand, but Easy to Love'


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  • Zip-up bellies are all the rage these days.

    December 20, 2009

  • From a Robert Frost poem, "But only a belilaced cellar hole,/Now slowly closing like a dent in dough."

    I always want to read it as belly-laced, rather than be-lilac-ed.

    December 20, 2009