He had no nose, properly speaking, but a large beak of preposterous widthlessness, which gave his whole face the expression of falling gravely downstairs, and quite obliterated the unimportant chin. e e pen name of Edward Estlin Cummings cummings
The Enormous Room, ch.3.
'Takethy beak fromout my heart, and takethy formfrom off my door!' Quoth the raven,'Nevermore.' EdgarAllan PoeSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
'The Raven', stanza17. In American Review, Feb1845.
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