Poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier

Poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier- 1807-1892

John Greenleaf Whittier
November 25, 1885

“Massachusetts to Virginia”


“For Righteousness’ Sake”


“Laus Deo”


“The Pumpkin”


John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892), often listed as one of the Fireside Poets, was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

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