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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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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 Age is opportunity no less, than youth itself, though in another dress. And as the evening twilight fades away, The sky is filled by the stars invisible by the day. 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 Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning -- an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies. Quote Right
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Quote Left Learn to labour and to wait. Quote Right
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Quote Left The heights by great men reached and kept, were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night Quote Right
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