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John Crowe Ransom

John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888, Pulaski, Tennessee – July 3, 1974, Gambier, Ohio) was an American poet, essayist, magazine editor, and professor.

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    Full of her long white arms and milky skin
    He had a thousand times remembered sin.
    John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)


    For the tireless heart within the little
    Lady with rod that made them rise
    From their noon apple-dreams, and scuttle
    Goose-fashion under the skies!
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    Love-light of Spain—hurrah!
    Death-light of Africa!
    Don John of Austria
    Is riding to the sea.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    And weeping fast as she had breath
    Janet implored us, ‘Wake her from her sleep!’
    And would not be instructed in how deep
    Was the forgetful kingdom of death.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    —I am a lady young in beauty waiting
    Until my truelove comes, and then we kiss.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)