Profile of Allen Tate

John Orley Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, social commentator, and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1943 to 1944.


Tate was born near Winchester, Kentucky to John Orley Tate, a businessman, and Eleanor Parke Custis Varnell. In 1916 and 1917 Tate studied the violin at the Cincinnati Conse ...
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For intellect is a mansion where waste is without drain....
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The innocent mansion of a panther's heart!
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The twilight is long fingers and black hair.
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They sough the rumour of mortality.
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The moon will run all consciences to cover....


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