- By Robert Frost
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Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in the United States. Known for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech,[2] Frost frequently wrote about settings from rural life in New England in the early 20th century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime and is the only poet to receive four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution."[3] He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont.
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow
My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.
He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound's the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep

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Harness : a set of straps and fittings by which a horse or other draft animal is fastened to a cart, plow, etc. and is controlled by its driver.

Village : a group of houses and associated buildings, larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town, situated in a rural area.

Mistake : an action or judgment that is misguided or wrong

Promise : a declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing or that a particular thing will happen

Sound : vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's or animal's ear


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Rating: C

Words: 109

Unique Words : 75

Sentences : 5

Reading Time : 0:29

Noun : 33

Conjunction : 8

Adverb : 7

Interjection : 1

Adjective : 6

Pronoun : 14

Verb : 15

Preposition : 13

Letter Count : 422

Sentiment : Positive

Tone : Conversational

Difficult Words : 10

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