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Archibald MacLeish

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Comprehensive information about Archibald MacLeish including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. . American poet writer and the Librarian of Congress; of the Modernist school; won three Pulitzer Prizes This educational Archibald MacLeish resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be. 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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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 Nor now the long light on the sea— And here face downward in the sun... Quote Right
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Quote Left Ambassador Puser the ambassador Reminds himself in French, felicitous tongue,... Quote Right
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