By Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849)
Submitted by B.K.
Date: 2008 Jan 12
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  The object, Truth, or the satisfaction of the intellect, and the object, Passion, or the excitement of the heart, are, although attainable, to a certain extent, in poetry, far more readily attainable in prose.

ATTRIBUTION: The Philosophy of Composition.