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BEATS4MIXTAPES_: “Music is the universal language of mankind.”―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

lakshmisharath: “Be still sad heart and cease repining Behind the clouds is the sun still shining. Thy fate is the common fate of all. Into each life some rain must fall Some days must be dark and dreary” - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

CONSCIOUSBEATS8: “Music is the universal language of mankind.”―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

chikuwa100q_bot: 2. All things come round to him/ who will but wait. [Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

Wattpad_ID: “If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Complete Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

chikuwa100q_bot: 2. All things come round to him/ who will but wait. [Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

mainehistory: HEY KIDS (of all ages)! Be in style when you celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on his birthday (2.27.20) or anytime! Gift yourself or a pal an awesome Henry tee. Or check out the MHS Museum Store for a cool assortment of Henry merch. MHS members snag a 10% discount.

kamafari30: All common things, each day's events,  That with the hour begin and end,  Our pleasures and our discontents,  Are rounds by which we may ascend.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

kamafari30: The low desire, the base design,  That makes another's virtues less;  The revel of the ruddy wine,  And all occasions of excess;  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

AAPublishingLLC: “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – The Editors

andthatrhymeswi: How did Edmonia Lewis come to sculpt a famous portrait bust of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, while lacking a formal introduction? Sample the free chapter of our Edmonia Lewis biography at

PrimalPalette: “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, In the Harbor

Zingaibot_F: Lucifer"Ay; and from whatsoever sin lieth around it and within,from all crimes in which it may involve thee,I now release thee and absolve thee!"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow『The Golden Legend』

Tantzyyy: Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

johnbarrettlead: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.”

CONSCIOUSBEATSX: “Music is the universal language of mankind.”―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

MelanieRedd: ⛈️So... around here, we have been getting an inordinate amount of rain. ⁠ ⁠ Just for fun, I thought I'd share a few rain quotes today:⁠ ⁠ ☔"Into each life, some rain must fall." ⁠ (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)⁠

neeleshmaharaj3: The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

JohnBarrett80: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.”

Krista_DC: If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each person’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

SavitskaTetiana: 'Perseverence is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.' (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

sfdb: “Stay, stay at home, my heart and rest; home keeping hearts are happiest. For those that wander they know not where, are full of trouble and full of care; To stay at home is best.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

chikuwa100q_bot: 68. The nearer the dawn/ the darker the night. [Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

neeleshmaharaj3: Only a look and a voice; then darkness again and silence~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

mainehistory: The National Trust for Historic Preservation features the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow House & Garden among its "Distinctive Destinations." Another tourism article describes "a rich heritage to be discovered through a visit to the Maine Historical Society."

TrillianesIv: If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

CONSCIOUSBEATS8: “Music is the universal language of mankind.”―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

njuarez1217: Often said of people who meet for a brief but intense moment and then part, never to see each other again. These people are like two ships that greet each other with flashing lights and then sail off into the night. From a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

kizu91: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow...US...

CONSCIOUSBEATS2: “Music is the universal language of mankind.”―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The Song Of The Ungirt Runners
 by Charles Hamilton Sorley

We swing ungirded hips,
And lightened are our eyes,
The rain is on our lips,
We do not run for prize.
We know not whom we trust
Nor whitherward we fare,
But we run because we must
Through the great wide air.
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