Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

with extracts from his journals and correspondence
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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biog
Statemented. by Samuel Longfellow...
GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsPS2281 .L6 1886
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL6716840M
LC Control Number28016894
OCLC/WorldCa174564

Early life Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, on Februinto an established New England family. As the son of a prominent lawyer, Henry was expected to have a similar profession as an adult.

He attended Portland Academy and Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow book Bowdoin College, in Maine, graduating in By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

What The Heart Of The Young Man Said To The Psalmist. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream.

For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real. Life is earnest. And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (–) was the most popular American poet of his time, and one of the most famous American poets of all time. It has been said that certain of his poems — the long narratives Evangeline and The Song of Hiawatha most notably — were once read in every literate home in America.

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And the grave is not its goal." The speaker of this poem is in the third person. The poem is written to be about we the people, or everyone/5. A Psalm of Life. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - What the Heart of the Young Man Said to the Psalmist. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, "Life is but an empty dream!" For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem.

Life is real. Life is earnest. And the grave is not its goal; "Dust thou art, to dust returnest,". Filled is Life's goblet to the brim; And though my eyes with tears are dim, I see its sparkling bubbles swim, And chant a melancholy hymn With solemn voice and slow. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the most popular American poet in the 19th century.

His notable works included The Song of Hiawatha and ‘Paul Revere’s Ride.’ Longfellow’s poems typically featured sweetness, simplicity, and a romantic vision shaded by melancholy.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine in February of He was the second of eight children born to Stephen Longfellow, a lawyer, and his wife Zilpah.

Longfellow’s ancestors had come to the United States from England in the early s. They settled in New England and were among the original Mayflower Pilgrims. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow(27 February – 24 March ) Henry Wadsworth was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.

He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Size: 1MB. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was the most popular and admired American poet of the nineteenth century.

Born in Portland, Maine, and educated at Bowdoin College, Longfellow’s ambition was always to become a writer; but until mid-life his first profession was the teaching rather than the production of literature, at his alma mater () and then /5(3).

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems. A Psalm Of Life Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream. For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem.

A Gleam Of Sunshine This is the place. Stand still, my steed, Let me review the scene, And summon from the shadowy Past The forms that once have been. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Early life and education.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on Februin Portland, Maine, Massachusetts. His father Stephen Longfellow was a lawyer, and his grandfather Peleg used to be a general in the American Revolutionary War and later became a Member of Congress.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (–) was far more than the old-fashioned and “white-bearded Fireside Poet” of popular memory, writes cultural. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one of the most widely known and best-loved American poets of the 19th century.

He achieved a level of national and international prominence previously unequaled in the literary history of the United States and is one of the few American writers honored in the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey—in fact, he is believed to be the first as.

Biography. Samuel Longfellow was born Jin Portland, Maine, the last of eight children of Stephen and Zilpah (Wadsworth) Longfellow. His older brother was the poet Henry Wadsworth studied at Bowdoin College in He attended Harvard College and graduated in ranked eighth in a class of He went on to study at Harvard Divinity Education: Bowdoin College, Harvard Divinity School.

A Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Companion By Robert L. Gale Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview A Fresh Assessment of Italian Baroque Literature: Poets and Dramatists By Pallota, Augustus Italica, Vol. 87, No. 2, Summer This inspiring poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ( - ) was first published in It uses an ABAB rhyming pattern.

Longfellow explained the poem's purpose as a transcript of my thoughts and feelings at the time I wrote, and of the conviction therein expressed, that Life is something more than an idle dream. A very famous line from the poem is, Footprints on the /5. The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 3; Birds of Passage, Flower-de-Luce, Book of Sonnets, Masque of Pandora and Other Poems, Keramos, Ultima Thule and in the Harbor.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on Febru in Portland, Maine, United States. His parents were Stephen Longfellow and Zilpah Longfellow. He was the second child of the eight children of the couple. His siblings were, Stephen, Elizabeth, Anne. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. A young Samuel Longfellow, c. Samuel Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine on 18 June The youngest child of lawyer and Congressman Stephen Longfellow and his wife Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow, Samuel was educated at the Portland Academy, which his elder brothers and sisters attended, and his childhood letters and journal show a precocious.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Born: Feb Birthplace: Portland, ME Died: Mar Location of death: Cambridge, MA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Poet, Author Nationality: United States Executive summary: Evangeline American Born: The Story of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Catherine Owens Peare.

$ $ Quantity: Add to Cart No one loved rambling through the woods and watching ships come and go from the port near his home as much as young Henry Longfellow.

As he observed the world around him, words danced in his mind, and his very first poem, written at the age. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride," "A Psalm of Life," "The Song of Hiawatha," "Evangeline," and "Christmas Bells." In he published "Hyperion," a book of travel writings discussin.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Today we’ll take a look today at the life of master lyric poet – and Harvard professor – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Listen my children and you shall hear/as we speak about his painfully glorious career.AmblesideOnline Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 01 - The Arrow and the Song. I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For, so swiftly it flew, the sight Could not follow it in its flight.

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I breathed a song into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For who has sight so keen and strong. Charles C. Calhoun shows how the young poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow blended the Federalist politics and Unitarianism of his parents' generation with the German romanticism he discovered on his.