John Greenleaf Whittier, friend of man.

  • 615 Pages
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Houghton Mifflin Co. , Boston
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807
LC ClassificationsPS3281 .P6
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 615 p.
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Open LibraryOL6050464M
LC Control Number49010792

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John Greenleaf Whittier, (born Decemnear Haverhill, Massachusetts, U.S.—died September 7,Hampton Falls, New Hampshire), American poet and abolitionist who, in the latter part of his life, shared with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow the distinction of being a household name in both England and the United States.

In the year struggle to abolish slavery, John Greenleaf Whittier played an important role as a poet, as a politician, and as a moral force. Although he was among the most ardent of the antebellum reformers, he was saved from the besetting sin of that class—a narrowing and self-consuming zeal—by his equal insistence on tolerance, a quality he had come to cherish all the more through his.

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book. National Emergency Library. Top John Greenleaf Whittier, friend of man by Pollard, John A. (John Albert), Publication date Topics. John Greenleaf Whittier was an American poet known for his anti-slavery writings and support for abolition of slavery in the United States.

Whittier’s notable works include Legends of New England, Moll Pitcher, The Song of the Vermonters and Poems Written during the Progress of the Abolition Question.

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John Greenleaf Whittier, friend of man. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Greenleaf Whittier, friend of cturer: Archon Books. A list of poems by John Greenleaf Whittier An American poet and editor, John Greenleaf Whittier was born Decem - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

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I do not find it as valuable a book as the authorized biography by Pickard, or as Mr. Mordell's brilliant. Author: Pollard, John Albert, ; Format: Book; xviii, p. map (on lining-papers) 22 cm. John Greenleaf Whittier, friend of man | National Library of Australia National Library of Australia.

John Greenleaf Whittier () was an American poet whose humanitarianism and great popular appeal established him as an important 19th-century figure. John Greenleaf Whittier was born on a farm near Haverhill, Mass., on Dec. 17,of poor Quaker parents. His formal education was meager.

At the age of 14 he discovered Robert Burns's poetry. John Greenleaf Whittier was born to John and Abigail (Hussey) at their rural homestead near Haverhill, Massachusetts, on Decem He grew up on the farm in a household with his parents, a brother and two sisters, a maternal aunt and paternal uncle, and a constant flow of visitors and hired hands for the farm.

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John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet, Robert Burns.4/5(2).

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near Haverhill, Mass. Whittier was a pioneer in regional literature as well as a crusader for many humanitarian causes. Early Life Whittier received a scanty education but read widely. An introduction at the age of 14 to Robert Burns's poetry inspired him to write verse; his first poems were published.

O friends. with whom my feet have trod The quiet aisles of prayer, Glad witness to your zeal for God And love of man I bear. I trace your lines of argument, Your logic linked and strong; I weigh as one who dreads dissent, And fears a doubt as wrong.

But still my human hands are weak To hold your iron creeds: Against the words ye bid me speak.

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He spoke to the common man in his poetry and fought for abolishing the persecution of a group of people as his Quaker ancestors had been persecuted as well. The school-days over, and the young man, his majority almost at- tained, in the common position of young men, eager for life's work, but unaware what they are destined to do, help came by way of a suggestion from Whittier's JOHN GEEEOTjEAP WHITTIEE 21 friend Garrison, who was now editing in Boston that pioneer temperance paper, the FhUanthrqpist.

(5) John Greenleaf Whittier, The Sentence of John Brown () Ho. thou who seekest late and long. A License from the Holy Book. For brutal lust and fiendish wrong, Man of the Pulpit, look.

Lift up those cold and atheist eyes, This ripe fruit of thy teaching see; And. Murder Among Friends is a collection of short mysteries inspired by the life and works of John Greenleaf Whittier. All proceeds benefit t. Enjoy the best John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes at BrainyQuote.

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Birthplace: Haverhill, MA Location of death: Hampton Falls, NH Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Union Cemet. John Greenleaf Whittier, America's "Quaker poet" of freedom, faith and the sentiment of the common people, was born in a Merrimack Valley farmhouse, Haverhill, Massachusetts Born: Whittier visited his friends and when his health prohibited him he maintained relationships through letters.

John Greenleaf Whittier is remembered by those who knew him as a man of integrity, decency, and kindness. When he died, The Atlantic published a lengthy article written by George Edward Woodberry. About Whittier, Woodberry writes, “The.Patience, friends!

The eye of God Every path by Murder trod Watches, lidless, day and night; And the dead man in his shroud, And his widow weeping loud, And our hearts, are in his sight. Every deadly threat that swells With the roar of gambling hells, Every brutal jest and jeer, Every wicked thought and plan Of the cruel heart of man.