Howard Nemerov

New York City, New York
Howard Nemerov
New York City, New York
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The Murder Of William Remington

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It is true, that even in the best-run state
Such things will happen; it is true,
What’s done is done. The law, whereby we hate
Our hatred, sees no fire in the flue
But by the smoke, and not for thought alone
It punishes, but for the thing that’s done.


And yet there is the horror of the fact,
Though we knew not the man. To die in jail,
To be beaten to death, to know the act
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