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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets.

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Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when ...

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Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant vo ...

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Into each life some rain must fall.

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Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, ...

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The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the G ...

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All things must change to something new, to something strange.

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The nearer the dawn the darker the night.

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Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.

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Where should the scholar live? In solitude, or in society? in the green stillness of the country, wh ...

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Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment; there is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no ...

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The first pressure of sorrow crushes out from our hearts the best wine; afterwards the constant weig ...

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Art is long, and Time is fleeting.

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Time is the life of the soul.

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Let us then, be up and doing.

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Let the dead Past bury its dead!

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