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Quotation by Allen Tate
I cannot beat off
Invincible modes of the sea, hearing:
Be a man my son by God.
He turned again
To the purring jet yellowing the murder story,
Deaf to the pathos circling in the air.
Allen Tate (1899–1979), U.S. poet, critic. "A Pauper."
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