Who is Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator. His original works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was the first American to completely translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the fireside poets from New England.

Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, which was then still part of Massachusetts. He graduated from Bowdoin College and became a professor there and, later, at Harvard College after studying in Europe. His first major poetry collections were Voices of the Night (1839) and Ballads and Other Poems (1841). He retired from teaching in 1854 to focus on his writing, and he lived the remainder of his life in the Revolutionary War headquarters of George Washington in Cam...
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  • The Tides
    I saw the long line of the vacant shore,
    The sea-weed and the shells upon the sand,
    And the brown rocks left bare on every hand,
    As if the ebbing tide would flow no more. ...
  • Weariness
    O little feet! that such long years
    Must wander on through hopes and fears,
    Must ache and bleed beneath your load;
    I, nearer to the wayside inn ...
  • Walter Von Der Vogelweid
    Vogelweid the Minnesinger,
    When he left this world of ours,
    Laid his body in the cloister,
    Under Wurtzburg's minster towers. ...
  • The Iron Pen
    Made from a fetter of Bonnivard, the Prisoner of Chillon; the handle of wood from the Frigate Constitution, and bound with a circlet of gold, inset with three precious stones from Siberia, Ceylon, and Maine.

    I thought this Pen would arise
    From the casket where it lies-- ...
  • The Musician's Tale - The Wayside Inn - Part Second
    THE BALLAD OF CARMILHAN

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Long 230 Great 219 White 196 Heart 177 Night 164 Light 159 Beneath 158 Sweet 155 Earth 152 Hear 150


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Theojtr: if you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it. every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth. -henry wadsworth longfellow.
Marlontrance: the heart hath its own memory, like the mind, and in it are enshrined the precious keepsakes, into which is wrought the giver's loving thought. -henry wadsworth longfellow-
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