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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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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 Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending. 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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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.
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Quote Left Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author. Quote Right
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Quote Left The counterfeit and counterpart of nature are reproduced in art. Quote Right
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Book: Shattered Sighs