Poet John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier

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chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

sunjoyosoe: For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

LordSindh: "Of all sad words of mouth or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been." — John Greenleaf Whittier

Theodora35: Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier - Your Daily Poem

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

DavidEdet_A: For all the sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been' - John Greenleaf Whittier

DanGagnonUSA: Drove up to Amesbury today to see John Greenleaf Whittier’s grave for my article. Oliver Wendall Holmes wrote the simple and understated epitaph: “Here Whittier Lies.”

DanGagnonUSA: John Greenleaf Whittier and Oak Knoll

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

amysticgirl: "The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you." ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

MattSoleyn: I'm at John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge in Newburyport, MA

gothamwriters: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.'" —John Greenleaf Whittier

JoinPakMcqs: Which influential American poet was born in Long Island in 1819 ? - A. Emily Dickinson B. Paul Dunbar C. John Greenleaf Whittier D. Walt Whitman

PTrumanJr: As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.” John Greenleaf Whittier

FaithPrayInGod: The steps of faith fall on the seeming void, but find the rock beneath. John Greenleaf Whittier

LiteraryRob: Long ages after ours shall keep / Her memory living while we sleep: Celebrating the 71st birthday of Harriet Beecher Stowe with a garden party and poetry from her friend John Greenleaf Whittier, June 14, 1881 --

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

EpixWeightLoss: All the windows of my heart I open to the day. - John Greenleaf Whittier

MikesJokesEtc: For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

everwood_lynn: O dwellers in the stately towns, What come ye out to see? This common earth, this common sky, This water flowing free? –John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–92)

Letstalk_about6: For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been." John Greenleaf Whittier

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

phipzie: "For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'" - John Greenleaf Whittier

moavviznizami: "For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'." - John Greenleaf Whittier

RebeccaTownsend: Epitaph on Memorial to Rebecca Nurse from John Greenleaf Whittier. "O, Christian martyr! who for truth could die, When all about thee owned the hideous lie! The world, redeemed from superstition's sway, Is breathing freer for thy sake today."

staffordlakay: For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are those, "It might have been." — John Greenleaf Whittier

PTrumanJr: As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.” John Greenleaf Whittier

triofficial_: "And yet the past comes round again, And new doth old fulfill; In sensual transports wild as vain, We brew in many a Christian fare The heathen soma still." - from John Greenleaf Whittier's (Quaker poet) "The Brewing of the Soma"

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Triolets
 by Sara Teasdale

Love looked back as he took his flight,
And lo, his eyes were filled with tears.
Was it for love of lost delight
Love looked back as he took his flight?
Only I know while day grew night,
Turning still to the vanished years,
Love looked back as he took his flight,
And lo, his eyes were filled with tears.
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