Who is Louis Untermeyer?

  • (noun): United States writer (1885-1977).
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Louis Untermeyer

Louis Untermeyer (October 1, 1885 – December 18, 1977) was an American poet, anthologist, critic, and editor. He was appointed the fourteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1961.

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Louis Untermeyer - Selected Bibliography - Adapted or Translated Books
... Poems of Heinrich Heine (1917) The Wonderful Adventures of Paul Bunyan (1946), illustrator Everett Gee Jackson More French Fairy Tales (1946), illustrator Gustave Doré Cyrano de Bergerac (1954), illustrator Pierre Brissaud Aesop's Fables (1965), illustrator A ... and M ...

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    Laughter shall drown the raucous shout;
    And, though these shelt’ring walls are thin,
    May they be strong to keep hate out
    And hold love in.
    —Louis Untermeyer (1885–1977)

    You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.
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