"The Ditch is dear to the Drunken man" The Ditch is dear to the Drunken man; For is it not his Bed His Advocate — his Edifice? How safe his fallen Head In her disheveled Sanctity — Above him is the sky — Oblivion bending over him And Honor leagues away.
– Emily Dickinson
Hyphens: hyphenate prefixes before proper nouns (i.e, mid- to late-15th century); hyphenate a modifier that precedes a noun (i.e, (heavily-folded gown); hyphenate a number when it precedes a noun (i.e. 15th century-Northern painting), and see OWL
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