Ah yes, at some far distant date,
When I am gone, and cannot know it,
The cordial words: “There was a poet!”<
Some dunce may yet pronounce as he
Points out my portrait unctuously.
Alexander Pushkin, Eugene Onegin (2:XL)*
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