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Because I Could Not Stop for Death

Fill in the blanks using the correct words from the poem.

Because I could not stop for ,
He stopped for ;
The held but just
And Immortality.

We drove, he knew no ,
And I had put
My , and my too,
For his .

We passed the school, where strove
at , in the ring;
We passed the of gazing grain,
We passed the setting .

Or rather, he passed us;
The dews grew and chill,
For only my gown,
My tippet only .

We paused before a that seemed
A swelling of the ;
The was scarcely visible,
The cornice but a .

Since then ’tis , and yet each
Feels than the day
I first surmised the horses‘
Were toward .






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