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Archibald MacLeish Poems, Quotes, Biography & More

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Archibald MacLeish poems, quotes, biography, articles, essays and more. The best Archibald MacLeish resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

. American poet writer and the Librarian of Congress; of the Modernist school; won three Pulitzer Prizes

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Quote Left Wildness and silence disappeared from the countryside, sweetness fell from the air, not because anyone wished them to vanish or fall but because throughways had to floor the meadows with cement to carry the automobiles which advancing technology produced.... Tropical beaches turned into high-priced slums where thousand-room hotels elbowed each other for glimpses of once-famous surf not because those who loved the beaches wanted them there but because enormous jets could bring a million tourists every year Quote Right
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Quote Left (What is a dead girl but a shadowy ghost Or a dead man's voice but a distant and vain affirmation Like dream words most) Quote Right
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Quote Left And crossed the dark defile at last, and found At Roncevaux upon the darkening plain... Quote Right
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Quote Left What happened at Hiroshima was not only that a scientific breakthrough had occurred and that a great part of the population of a city had been burned to death, but that the problem of the relation of the triumphs of modern science to the human purposes of man had been explicitly defined. Quote Right
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Quote Left America is promises to take! America is promises to us to take them. Quote Right
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