Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American fireside poet who used traditional Romantic odes, ballads, and narrative poems to capture the American spirit and immortalize the young nation's heroes. Learn more about him and other influential people, authors, scientists, and more from around the world!


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Longfellow was an American fireside poet who used traditional Romantic odes, ballads, and narrative poems to capture the American spirit and immortalize the young nation's heroes.

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  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Longfellow was an American fireside poet who used traditional Romantic odes, ballads, and narrative poems to capture the American spirit and immortalize the young nation's heroes.
  • Listen my children and you shall hear/ Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere...