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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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  • Jfohtung: "the great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving." -oliver wendell holmes
  • Andrew_langer: on the oft-quoted (especially these days) "fire in a crowded theater" dictum by justice oliver wendell holmes. from when progressives still believed in free speech:
  • Jsfirm: "the greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving." —oliver wendell holmes
  • Libhouseplant: “three generations of imbeciles are enough” -oliver wendell holmes - me on partners who cannot use imanage
  • Sociotrip: “a mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – oliver wendell holmes
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