Excerpt from A Year Book of Quotations From the Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, With Spaces for Autographs and RecordsTrust no Future, howe er pleasant Let the dead Past bury its dead Act act in the living Present About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download A Year Book of Quotations: From the Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with Spaces for Autographs and Records (Classic Reprint) – heartforum.co.uk
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet whose works include Paul Revere s Ride , The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri s The Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine and studied at Bowdoin College After spending time in Europe he became a professor at Bowdoin and, later, at Harvard College His first major poetry collections were Voices of the Night 1839 and Ballads and Other Poems 1842 Longfellow retired from teaching in 1854 to focus on his writing, though he lived the remainder of his life in Cambridge, Massachusetts in a former headquarters of George Washington.Longfellow predominantly wrote lyric poetry, known for its musicality, which often presented stories of mythology and legend He became the most popular American poet of his day and also had success overseas He has been criticized, however, for imitating European styles and writing specifically for the masses.
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