John Greenleaf Whittier


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Noun1.John Greenleaf Whittier - United States poet best known for his nostalgic poems about New England (1807-1892)John Greenleaf Whittier - United States poet best known for his nostalgic poems about New England (1807-1892)
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Zakim Bridge in Boston and the John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge replacement in Massachusetts, all-electronic tolling (AET) conversion projects in New Hampshire; program manager of the I-84 Mixmaster program; final designer for the Norwalk movable railroad bridge replacement in Connecticut; and general engineering consultant for the Maine Turnpike Authority.
Winners will crow and losers will prove anew the truth of John Greenleaf Whittier's half-forgotten lines:
In achieving her vision for Whittier, Herzberger says learning the college's history and traditions was "so helpful for a new president starting out." She adds that it was easy to build on the foundations set by Whittier's founders and its namesake, the poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier.
THE Southwicks' appalling treatment inspired a famous verse by 19th century poet John Greenleaf Whittier. 'Cassandra Southwick', as if penned by the Black Country woman herself, includes these lines: At length the heavy bolts fell back, my door was open cast, And slowly at the sheriff's side, up the long street I passed; I heard the murmur round me, and felt, but dared not see, How, from every door and window, the people gazed on me.
DuBois, John William DeForest, Constance Fenimore Woolson, Sidney Lanier, John Greenleaf Whittier, Albion W.
As industry moved downtown, the area was preserved to protect the water supply for the region, producing an environment that became world renowned for its beauty, one that influenced the creative works of many including Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, John Greenleaf Whittier, Christopher Morley, and Currier and Ives.
Inspired by the image, poet John Greenleaf Whittier penned "The Branded Hand." It began "Welcome home again, brave seaman!" Succeeding lines spoke of "the iron of the prison," "the fiery shafts of pain," and the "tyrant's brand." Whittier repudiated the SS as being a mark of shame, instead characterizing it as the "highest honor." He then predicted that unborn generations would "tell with pride the story of their father's branded hand."
Fenn's illustrations for an 1867 gift edition of John Greenleaf Whittier's Snow-Bound first brought him widespread praise and recognition.
John Greenleaf Whittier writes about a young man who gave all to love.
(6.) So Fields described the Ticknor & Fields Diamond Poets editions in a letter of 1866 to John Greenleaf Whittier. Quoted in Thomas Franklin Currier, A Bibliography of John Greenleaf Whittier (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1937), 107.
Bit of John Greenleaf Whittier for you there, Sunday ECHO readers.