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John Greenleaf Whittier

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AwfulWaffle9: John Greenleaf Whittier House in Amesbury, the poet and abolitionist lived here approximately forty years; the owl is new though

AwfulWaffle9: John Greenleaf Whittier as a youngish hot shot, very handsome obviously, and quite heroic, went around speaking in favor of abolition when it was still unpopular

stallings_jody: Saturday Sapience: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been!'" --John Greenleaf Whittier

pastorgatsi: John Greenleaf Whittier: ‘For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been”’?

LivingKindness: "The more you spend in blessing the poor, and lonely, and sad, the more of your heart returns to glad." — John Greenleaf Whittier ^

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

LivingKindness: "The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you." — John Greenleaf Whittier ^

carlagade: The heart must ring thy Christmas bells, Thy inward altars raise, It's faith and hope, thy canticies, And it's obedience, praise. John Greenleaf Whittier

CharityNav: The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you. - John Greenleaf Whittier

JohnMcG11663430: I like John Greenleaf Whittier's poem, "Don't Quit" especially where he writes "It (success) might be near when it seems afar." Inspirational when you're down in the dumps!

BookRarities: Fore-edge Painting. Poetical Works Of John Greenleaf Whittier. Decorative Leathe

GMF_62: Orkney (The Scottish Isles) Poetry Corner: The Poor Voter on Election Day by John Greenleaf Whittier.

Bjarnson: The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you. -John Greenleaf Whittier

hughfdrummond: As poet John Greenleaf Whittier wrote: “So long as Boston shall Boston be, And her bay tides rise and fall, Shall freedom stand in the Old South Church, And plead for the rights of all.”

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

MelanieJaxn: A smooth white mound the brush-pile showed, A fenceless drift what once was road; The bridle-post an old man sat With loose-flung coat and high cocked hat... -John Greenleaf Whittier

MelanieJaxn: And ere the early bedtime came The white drift piled the window-frame, And through the glass the clothes-line posts Looked in like tall and sheeted ghosts. -John Greenleaf Whittier

William63625529: It is 1826 and I am here to announce the Newburyport Free Press! This paper will be discussing Federalist sentiments. We will be adding poems by John Greenleaf Whittier as well.

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

MelittaCampbell: I love this poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, it sums up what it takes to succeed in business and life. "It's when things go wrong that you must not quit." Do you agree?

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MelanieJaxn: The wind blew east; we heard the roar Of Ocean on his wintry shore, And felt the strong pulse throbbing there Beat with low rhythm our inland air. -John Greenleaf Whittier

mercurichus: "For all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'it might have been'. - John Greenleaf Whittier

LanoukArts: What miracle of weird transforming Is this wild work of frost and light, This glimpse of glory infinite? John Greenleaf Whittier

tradesecretsbiz: “As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.” —John Greenleaf Whittier

relisys222: “A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry christmas!” ― John Greenleaf Whittier

delduduit: Somehow, not only for Christmas, But all the long year through, The joy that you give to others Is the joy that comes back to you And the more you spend in blessing The poor and lonely and sad, The more of your heart’s possessing Returns to make you glad. –John Greenleaf Whittier

LyfeViral: John Greenleaf Whittier – For all sad words of…

AurynHadley: Of all sad words of mouth or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

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