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John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807-1892) born on
Dec 17
US poet, essayist. He was a popular rural poet, e.g., "Barbara Frietchie," who devoted his life to social causes and reform.
         
   
F
Oh, for boyhood's painless play,
Sleep that wakes in laughing day,
Health that mocks the doctor's rules,
Knowledge never learned of schools.

R
The smile of God is victory.
A
Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant.
N
One brave deed makes no hero.
K
Shoot, if you must, this old gray head,
But spare your country's flag,' she said.
A shade of sadness, a blush of shame,
Over the face of the leader came.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Barefoot Boy.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: Barbara Frietchie
   


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