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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 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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Quote Left Build today, then strong and sure, With a firm and ample base; And ascending and secure. Shall tomorrow find its place. Quote Right
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Quote Left Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted,
If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning
Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment;
That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
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Quote Left Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody Quote Right
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Quote Left Silently, one by one,in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels Quote Right
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