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Favorite Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Favorite Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Author:Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — Born in 1807 in Portland, Maine, Longfellow was educated at Bowdoin College and traveled extensively throughout Europe after graduation to study modern languages in preparation for teaching. — On his return he taught at Bowdoin and later obtained a professorship at Harvard. With the publication of "Voices of the Night,... more »" containing the frequently quoted "Psalm of Life," his success became assured. Then followed "Evangeline," "The Song of Hiawatha," "The Courtship of Miles Standish," and "The Tales of a Wayside Inn."
Longfellow died in Cambridge in 1882. Within two years a bust of the poet had been unveiled in Westminster Abbey in recognition of his enormous popularity throughout the Engish speaking world« less