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And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own.

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Anne Barbara Ridler (ne Bradby) (July 30, 1912- October 15, 2001) was a British poet, and Faber and Faber editor, selecting the Faber A Little Book of Modern Verse with T. S. Eliot (1941). Her Collected Poems (Carcanet Press) were published in 1994. She turned to libretto work and verse plays; it was later in life that she received some recognition, with an OBE in 2000.

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