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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"


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Quote Left It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it. Quote Right
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Quote Left The holiest of all holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart. Quote Right
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Quote Left If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility. Quote Right
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Quote Left I stood on the bridge at midnight, / As the clocks were striking the hour. Quote Right
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Quote Left Talk not of wasted affection affection never was wasted. Quote Right
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