Quotation by John Crowe Ransom

Alas,

For the tireless heart within the little
Lady with rod that made them rise
From their noon apple-dreams, and scuttle
Goose-fashion under the skies!
John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974), U.S. poet. Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter (l. 16–20). . .

Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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