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... did you know To a Mouse written by Robert Burns in 1785, deals with the narrator's destruction, unawares, of a mouse's nest as he pursued his winter plowing and was the inspiration behind the title of John Steinbeck's 1937 novel Of Mice and Men.

... did you know Dulce et Decorum est was orginally written as a personal letter to Jessie Pope known for her pro-war poems widely published during World War I