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What is the summary of the poem When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer?
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The narrator of the poem remembers a day when he was in a class about astronomy and the professor was taking the miraculous and magical and reducing the heavens to dry mathematical descriptions. The point, here, is that there is a tradeoff for knowledge, but maybe in wisdom there is joy.

MHood2 | 825 days ago