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Poetry by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose most famous works include a translation of Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy and the poem “Paul Revere’s Ride.” He was one of the Fireside … Continue reading

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In the Churchyard at Tarrytown by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In the Churchyard at Tarrytown [written to honor Washington Irving at the time of his death] by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Here lies the gentle humorist, who died In the bright Indian Summer of his fame! A simple stone, with but … Continue reading

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