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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Music is the universal language of mankind.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


I do not believe anyone can be perfectly well, who has a brain and a heart

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Be still, sad heart! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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About Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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He pursued his literary goals by submitting poetry and prose to various newspapers and magazines partly due to encouragement from a professor named Thomas Cogswell Upham. When the younger Fanny was born on April 7 1847 Dr. His publiHenry Wadsworth Longfellowd poetry shows great versatility using anapestic and trochaic forms blank verse heroic couplets ballads and sonnets.

He has been criticized however for imitating European styles and writing specifically for the masses. His first wife Mary Potter died in 1835 after a miscarriage. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets.

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