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Quotation by Archibald MacLeish
Nor now the long light on the sea—
And here face downward in the sun
To feel how swift how secretly
The shadow of the night comes on . . .
Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982), U.S. poet. You, Andrew Marvell (l. 33–36). . .
Modern American & British Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed., in consultation with Karl Shapiro and Richard Wilbur. (Rev., shorter ed., 1955) Harcourt, Brace and Company.
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