Mark Van Doren Quotes
Ferdinand De Soto, sleeping In the river, never heard Four-and-twenty Spanish hooves Fling off their iron and cut the green, Leaving circles new and clean While overhead the wing-tips whirred.
Mark Van Doren (1894-1973), U.S. poet. The Distant Runners (l. 13-18). . . Modern American Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed. (8th rev. ed., 1962) Harcourt, Brace and Company.