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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworthlocked

(27 February 1807–24 March 1882)
  • Edward Wagenknecht

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (27 February 1807–24 March 1882), poet and professor of modern languages, was born in Portland, Maine, then a part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the son of Stephen Longfellow, a lawyer and legislator, and Zilpah Wadsworth. In 1825 he was graduated from Bowdoin College, in the same class with ...

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