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Laus Deo by John Greenleaf Whittier

LAUS DEO! by John Greenleaf Whittier On hearing the bells ring on the passage of the constitutional amendment abolishing slavery. The resolution was adopted by Congress, January 31, 1865. The ratification by the requisite number of states was announced December … Continue reading

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Poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier

Poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier 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. Enjoy Whittier’s poetry available from Excellence in Literature: “Massachusetts to Virginia” … Continue reading

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