William Hervey Allen (December 8, 1889 – December 28, 1949) was an American author.
Allen was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1915, where he also became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
He served as a Lieutenant in the 28th (keystone) Division, United States Army during the World War I and fought in the Aisne-Marne ... more »
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The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty.... The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wit...Hervey Allen (1889-1949), U.S. novelist, poet, biographer. Anthony Adverse, ch. 31 (1933).