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by John Greenleaf Whittier
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1860. A collection of verse from Whittier, American Quaker poet and reformer. He was a pioneer in the development of regional literature as well as being a crusader for many humanitarian causes including being a self-declared abolitionist. Contents: Ballads: The Witch's Daughter; The Garrison of Cape Ann; The Prophecy of Samuel Sewall; Skipper Ireson's Ride; Telling the Bees; The Sycamores; The Double-Headed Snake of Newbury; The Swan Song of Parson Avery; The Truce of Piscataqua; and My Playmate. Poems and Lyrics: The Shadow and the Light; The Gift of Tritemius; The Eve of Election; The Over-Heart; In Remembrance of Joseph Sturge and others. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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