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Allen Tate

John Orley Allen Tate (November 19, 1899 – February 9, 1979) was an American poet, essayist, social commentator, and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1943 to 1944.

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Caroline Gordon - Biography
... and returned home, where, at the age of twenty-nine, she met Allen Tate, a free-spirited "bohemian" poet, commentator and essayist, four years her junior ... Over the next twenty years, Caroline Gordon (who retained her maiden name) and Allen Tate lived in Tate's house in Clarksville ... Caroline Gordon's marriage to Allen Tate ended in divorce in 1945, followed by a 1946 remarriage and an ultimate divorce in 1959 ...

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    For in the air all lovers meet
    After they’ve hated out their love....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    So, Anactoria, go you away
    With what calm carelessness of sorrow!
    Your gleaming footstep and your grace,
    When comes another morrow,
    Much would I rather then behold
    Than Lydian cars or infantry.
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