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John Greenleaf Whittier Poems | Quotes | Articles

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John Greenleaf Whittier poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best John Greenleaf Whittier resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

John Greenleaf Whittier Biography...An American Quaker poet and forceful advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.. American poet


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Whittier Quotes

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Quote Left Oh, for boyhood's painless play, sleep that wakes in laughing day, health that mocks the doctor's rules, knowledge never learned of schools. Quote Right
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Quote Left Of all that Orient lands can vaunt, of marvels with our own competing, the strangest is the Haschish plant, and what will follow on its eating. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ah! on Thanksgiving day, when from East and from West, From North and South, come the pilgrim and guest, When the gray-haired New Englander sees round his board The old broken links of affection restored, When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before. What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie? Quote Right
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Quote Left Yet sometimes glimpses on my sight, Through present wrong the eternal right; And, step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man... Quote Right
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Quote Left Peace hath higher tests of manhood than battle ever knew. Quote Right
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