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the larva of a geometrid moth,
common in some areas of North America and a serious pest of various trees, as hemlock, Douglas fir, balsam spruce, and oak.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree.
My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied...
Socrates drinking the hemlock, And Jesus on the rood; And millions who, humble and nameless, The...
William Herbet Carruth