[I Remember One English Teacher In The Eighth Grade, Florence Schrack, Whose Husband Also Taught At The High School. I Thought What She Said Made Sense, And She Parsed Sentences On The Blackboard And Gave Me, I'd Like To Think, Some Sense Of English Grammar And That There Is A Grammar, That Those Commas Serve A Purpose And That A Sentence Has A Logic, That You Can Break It Down. I've Tried Not To Forget Those Lessons, And To Treat The English Language With Respect As A Kind Of Intricate Tool.]

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