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A twentieth-century American poet. Three of his best-known poems are “The Road Not Taken,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (which contains the line “And miles to go before I sleep”), and “Mending Wall” (the source of the line “Good fences make good neighbors”).

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