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Oliver Wendell Holmes Poems

  • Thus Saith The Lord, I Offer Thee Three Things
    In poisonous dens, where traitors hide
    Like bats that fear the day,
    While all the land our charters claim
    Is sweating blood and breathing flame, ...
  • J. D. R
    The friends that are, and friends that were,
    What shallow waves divide!
    I miss the form for many a year
    Still seated at my side. ...
  • At The Summit
    Sister, we bid you welcome, - we who stand
    On the high table-land;
    We who have climbed life's slippery Alpine slope,
    And rest, still leaning on the staff of hope, ...
  • Humboldt's Birthday
    Ere yet the warning chimes of midnight sound,
    Set back the flaming index of the year,
    Track the swift-shifting seasons in their round
    Through fivescore circles of the swinging sphere! ...
  • Hymn At The Funeral Services Of Charles Sumner, April 29, 1874
    Once more, ye sacred towers,
    Your solemn dirges sound;
    Strew, loving hands, the April flowers,
    Once more to deck his mound. ...
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Long 187 Love 137 I Love You 137 Earth 133 Sweet 130 Hear 127 White 122 Bright 121 Life 120 Morning 117


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Ricklondongreen: but friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. ~oliver wendell holmes
Alanhchin: --man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.' ~ oliver wendell holmes
Timberati: 'writing for the majority, justice oliver wendell holmes upheld the arrest, finding that "the special protection accorded by the fourth amendment to the people in their 'persons, houses, papers, and effects' is not extended to the open fields."'
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