Quotation by Robinson Jeffers

While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily
thickening to empire,
And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and sighs out,
and the mass hardens,
Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962), U.S. poet. Shine, Perishing Republic (l. 1–2). . .

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