Who is john dos passos?

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    “The Greeks used to say,” he said bitterly, using a phrase that had been a long time on his mind, “that when a man became a slave, on the first day he lost one-half of his virtue.”
    —John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    In love’s deep womb our fears are held;
    there God’s rich tears are sown
    and bring to birth, in hope new-born,
    the strength to journey on.
    —Rob Johns (20th century)