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John Greenleaf Whittier

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An American Quaker poet and forceful advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.. American poet


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Quote Left Yet here at least an earnest sense Of human right and weal is shown;... Quote Right
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Quote Left Yet sometimes glimpses on my sight, Through present wrong the eternal right; And, step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man... Quote Right
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Quote Left Went drearily singing the chore-girl small, Draping each hive with a shred of black. Quote Right
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Quote Left 'I'm sorry that I spelt the word: I hate to go above you,... Quote Right
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Quote Left These Flemish pictures of old days; Sit with me by the homestead hearth,... Quote Right
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