Who is Henry Clay Work

Henry Clay Work Henry Clay Work (October 1, 1832 – June 8, 1884) was an American composer and songwriter.

Early life and education Work was born in Middletown, Connecticut, to Alanson and Aurelia (Forbes) Work. His father opposed slavery, and Work was himself an active abolitionist and Union supporter. His family's home became a stop on the Underground Railroad, assisting runaway slaves to freedom in Canada, for which his father was once imprisoned.
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Henry Clay Work Poems

  • The First Love Dream
    Last night, mother, he told me so,
    As we walked by the pebbly stream;
    And I wake so happy--so wild with joy,
    It seems like a fairy dream. ...
  • Where's My Billy Goat Gone To?
    'Twas a birthday gift Miss Posie had
    When she was nine, and twenty:
    Not of gold -- Oh, no! -- nor gem, nor pearl,
    Tho' he who gave had plenty. ...
  • Little Major
    At his post, the "Little Major"
    Dropp'd his drum, that battle-day;
    On the grass, all stain'd with crimson,
    Through that battle-night he lay-- ...
  • No Letters From Home!
    A stranger lies ill, in a distant city,
    With no - - letters from home!
    The glances that meet him, in lieu of pity,
    Are querring, "Why does he roam?" ...
  • Crossing The Grand Sierras
    All aboard! all aboard!
    The hissing breath of the iron steed
    Proclaims his wish to be quickly freed;
    And soon as the stroke from the bell we hear, ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Henry Clay Work

Home 24 Long 23 Heart 21 Hear 20 Night 19 I Love You 18 Love 18 Never 18 Away 17 Sweet 16


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  • Joshmoorehl: strikeout ends t3. henry clay has a lot of work to do.
  • Pdsongbot: my grandfather's clock music: henry clay work, 1876 lyrics: henry clay work, 1876
  • Cooksspinney: the children moved on to emulating & expanding on a henry moore mask.they look simple to make as they have minimal markings, but it took a lot of fine tuning and patience working with the clay & the tools. look at these sculptors hard at work and some of their impressive results.
  • Pdsongbot: my grandfather's clock music: henry clay work, 1876 lyrics: henry clay work, 1876
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