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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1807-1882) born on
Feb 27
US poet, educator. He was the most popular 19th century poet, e.g., "Village Blacksmith," 1842, and 1st American with a bust in Westminster Abbey.
         
   
F
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.

R
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
A
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it: Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
N
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
K
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: "Elegiac Verse."
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Kavanagh," bk. 1, ch. 1, 1849.
   


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