Who is James T. Fields

James Thomas Fields (December 31, 1817 – April 24, 1881) was an American publisher, editor, and poet.

BiographyEarly life and family He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on December 31, 1817 and named James Field; the family later added the "s". His father was a sea captain and died before Fields was three. He and his brother were raised by their mother and her siblings, their aunt Mary and uncle George. At the age of 14, Fields took a job at the Old Corner Bookstore in Boston as an apprentice to publishers Carter and Hendee. His first published poetry was included in the Portsmouth Journal in 1837 but he drew more attention when, on September 13, 1838, he delivered his "Anniversary Poem" to the Boston Mercantile Library Association.
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James T. Fields Poems

  • The Ballad Of The Tempest
    We were crowded in the cabin,
    Not a soul would dare to sleep,-
    It was midnight on the waters,
    And a storm was on the deep....
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Sleep 1 Hungry 1 Busy 1 Thunder 1 Storm 1 Hear 1 Clear 1 Deep 1 Fearful 1 Soul 1

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  • Brojoechirho: if the driver hit someone in the antifa mob trying to escape, he would be serving life in prison. if you don't believe me, explain james fields jr.
  • Chisportupdates: chicago bears qb justin fields told bleacher report that just because the team doesn’t have a big-name guy at the wr position “doesn't mean those guys aren't talented.” fields said he and darnell mooney were recently in halas hall until 12:30 am going through plays.
  • Crack3rjax19: chicago bears gains byron pringle tavon young al-quadin muhammad losses allen robinson khalil mack james daniels draft = d+ record = 4-13 for everything the eagles did for hurts the bears aren’t doing for fields… it would seem as if they’re in a complete roster overhaul.
  • Reinh: one of the reasons i like working with people who started out in fields other than software dev is that they realize that software dev isn't a uniquely technical field
  • Sessionselevate: vsat and cable networks, project management of cross-functional projects in isp and telco related fields as well as strategy and planning expertise on voice, video and data products. preceding his current role at raxio data centre, james served as a c.t.o. / partner at
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Patricia Stone: My Father was a minister... He would quote the “ballad of the tempest “ .. to many a broken soul .. in grief / physical / emotional pain... It was such a part of his life and ministry to people in difficult places .. he used the poem and scripture as he spoke of hope... in many ways like Jesus calmed the storm for the disciples... I’m thank for Mr Fields poem and wonder if the death of His Father a sea captain.. inspired this poem?

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