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My friend sent me this code, it's a simple substitution cipher:

U FHGZE GYUE HTD ORGO RS G FIOS HROYDZHDE FTROD GZE U TRXE KUHTUZ YM TGZE AOGUZF RS HTD ARXEDZ FGZE TRK SDK MDH TRK HTDM QODDB HTORIAT YM SUZADOF HR HTD EDDB KTUXD U KDDB KTUXD U KDDB

If anyone could solve this I would be very grateful.

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I think it says

I STAND AMID THE ROAR OF A SURF TORMENTED SHORE AND I HOLD WITHIN MY HAND GRAINS OF THE GOLDEN SAND HOW FEW YET HOW THEY CREEP THROUGH MY FINGERS TO THE DEEP WHILE I WEEP WHILE I WEEP

It is from

A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

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    $\begingroup$ Correct! I am still confused, how did you decrypt it so fast, I'm kind of new to cryptography so... any tips? $\endgroup$
    – Gerard
    Apr 7, 2018 at 11:47
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    $\begingroup$ @Gerard You could try quipqiup.com - for this ciphertext it gives almost the right quote, which makes the true solution clear. $\endgroup$ Apr 7, 2018 at 11:48

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