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Quotation by Allen Tate
Turn your eyes to the immoderate past, Turn to the inscrutable infantry rising Demons out of the earth—they will not last. Stonewall, Stonewall, and the sunken fields of hemp, Shiloh, Antietam, Malvern Hill, Bull Run.
Allen Tate (1899–1979), U.S. poet. Ode to the Confederate Dead (l. 44–48). . .
Collected Poems, 1919-1976 [Allen Tate]. (1989) Louisiana State University Press.
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