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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 These Flemish pictures of old days; Sit with me by the homestead hearth,... 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 The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh, for boyhood's painless play, sleep that wakes in laughing day, health that mocks the doctor's rules, knowledge never learned of schools. Quote Right
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Quote Left The sooner we recognize the fact that the mercy of the Almighty extends to every creature endowed with life, the better it will be for us as men and Christians. Quote Right
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