Who is Odell Shepard

Odell Shepard (July 22, 1884 in Sterling, Illinois – July 19, 1967 in New London, Connecticut) was an American professor, poet, and politician who was the 86th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1941 to 1943. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1938.


Shepard was born in Illinois. He graduated from Harvard University, and taught at the English department of Yale University. A professor of English at Trinity College in 1917–1946, he was a mentor to Abbie Huston Evans. He edited the works of Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Shepard wrote a biography of Bronson Alcott, the father of writer Louisa May Alcott and one of the foremost Transcendentalists: Pedlar's Progress: The Life of Bronson Alcott, published by Little...
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  • A Nun
    One glance and I had lost her in the riot
    Of tangled cries.
    She trod the clamor with a cloistral quiet
    Deep in her eyes...
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Silence 1 Quiet 1 Mountain 1 Broken 1 Long 1 Deep 1 I Love You 1 Song 1 Snow 1 Sister 1

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Gdpr_for_sme: giants set to bring back ‘longtime’ pass-catcher on new contract: report
Igetsblocked: sterling shepard can not be our wideout number 2. this wide receiver room needs young talent, and a odell beckham
Mike_nyy: there’s 2 reactions to the shepard signing: 1) the longest tenured giant is back, now let’s go get odell too 2) this meme
Gridiron_media_: giants re-sign shepard, franchise tag barkley, attend odell's workout. hmm. kinda sounds like a return for odell is in the works.
Thedougrush: well, let’s look here: the giants were one of the teams interested last year in odell beckham jr and brought him in for a free agent visit. the giants were one of the teams who went to watch odell’s workout. they still have a need at wr. saquon and shepard, two of his best…
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