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  • Account Of A Visit From St. Nicholas
    'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the house,
    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
    In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;...
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Winter 1 Fallen 1 Wall 1 Moment 1 Long 1 Good 1 White 1 Wild 1 Head 1 Whistle 1

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Planetworddc: but over time, experts began to suggest another poet, major henry livingston, jr., was the true author — and even found similarities between the poem and livingston’s other writings using forensic linguistics. want to learn more? visit
Poetryfound: but i heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight — happy christmas to all, and to all a good night. —major henry livingston, jr. check out our collection of christmas poems, including this one:
Orpheus_laments: epithalamium: a marriage poem by major henry livingston, jr.
Orpheus_laments: to the memory of henry welles livingston by major henry livingston, jr.
Nguynhongnamti1: major henry livingston, jr. is claimed (by his descendants) to have written the story of jolly old st. nick and they have tried to subtly direct the fame and claim to their own ancestor. the new york state library even included this “quiet controversy” in an exhibit on the poem
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Spleen III
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Je suis comme le roi d'un pays pluvieux,
Riche, mais impuissant, jeune et pourtant très-vieux,
Qui, de ses précepteurs méprisant les courbettes,
S'ennuie avec ses chiens comme avec d'autres bêtes.
Rien ne peut l'égayer, ni gibier, ni faucon,
Ni son peuple mourant en face du balcon.
Du bouffon favori la grotesque ballade
Ne distrait plus le front de ce cruel malade;

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