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The Deacon’s Masterpiece by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

THE DEACON’S MASTERPIECE: OR THE WONDERFUL “ONE-HOSS-SHAY.” A LOGICAL STORY by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Have you heard of the wonderful one-shay, That was built in such a logical way It ran a hundred years to a day, And then, … Continue reading

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Poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr (1809-1894), a professor of anatomy at Harvard University, wrote poetry as a hobby. Some of his most memorable poems tell historical stories. In both his life and his work, he was … Continue reading

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