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What other words (besides "blind") reinforce our awareness of blindness of the mole and owl?

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In this poem, there are two words (one each in the stanzas about the mole and the owl) that reinforce to us the idea that these animals are blind (at least to our way of thinking).

In the first stanza, we are told that the mole "groped for worms."  The word...

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