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Comprehensive information about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. American poet and educator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is one of the greatest poets in American history. Born in Portland, Maine, He became professor of Modern Languages in Harvard University; wrote "Hyperion," a romance in prose, and a succession of poems as well as lyrics, among the former "Evangeline," "The Golden Legend," "Hiawatha," and "Miles Standish" This educational Henry Wadsworth Longfellow resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Softly the evening came. The sun from the western horizon Like a magician extended his golden wand o'er the landscape; Twinkling vapors arose; and sky and water and forest Seemed all on fire at the touch, and melted and mingled together. Quote Right
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Quote Left Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are. Quote Right
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Quote Left A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child. Quote Right
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Quote Left To say the least, a town life makes one more tolerant and liberal in one's judgement of others. Quote Right
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Quote Left Be still sad heart and cease repining; Behind the clouds the sun is shining, Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life a little rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary. Quote Right
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