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Robert Penn Warren
American novelist, poet, and critic, Robert Penn Warren was born in Guthrie, Kentucky, and educated at Vanderbilt University (1925), the University of California (1927), and Oxford (1930). At Vanderbilt he became associatedread more
There are many ways to die
Here among the rocks in any weather:
Wind, down the eastern gap, will lie
Level along the snow, beating the cedar,5
And lull the drowsy head that it blows over
To startle a cold and crystalline dream forever.
The hound's black paw will print the grass in May,
And sycamores rise down a dark ravine,
Where a creek in flood, sucking the rock and clay,
Whose death occasioned this epitaph from Lord Byron: "Near this spot / are deposited the remains of one / who possessed Beauty without Vanity, / Strength without Insolence, / Courage without Ferocity, / and all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. / This praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery, / if inscribed over human Ashes, / is but a just Tribute to the memory of ..."Answer
Boatswain, Byron's dog.Previous Trivia Questions