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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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  • Underlyingassum: “whatever disagreement there may be as to the scope of the phrase ‘due process of law’ there can be no doubt that it embraces the fundamental conception of a fair trial, with opportunity to be heard.” ~ oliver wendell holmes jr.
  • Calvarychurchco: sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all. oliver wendell holmes
  • Finneganhark: "as life is action and passion, it is required of man that he should share the action and passion of his time, at the peril of being judged not to have lived." - oliver wendell holmes
  • A_verygood_name: oliver wendell holmes said conceit is like the unguent of a water fowl's feathers. without it the plumage would soak through and the bird would fly no more in other words, your ego needs to be just big enough to keep other forces from getting to you and dragging you down
  • Carylloper: love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness ~ oliver wendell holmes
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