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 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 There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together. Quote Right
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Quote Left Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. 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 Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death.... Quote Right
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