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John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes
Brief author info: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) American poet and editor.
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Life is ever lord of Death, And Love can never lose its own.
Arise, why look behind, When Hope is all before?
Peace hath higher tests of manhood Than battle ever knew.
There's life alone in duty done, And rest alone in striving.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: "It might have been!"
Peace hath higher tests of manhood Than battle ever knew.
I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Be thou, in rebuking evil, Conscious of thine own.
The laws of changeless justice bind Oppressor and oppressed; And, close as sin and suffering joined, We march to Fate abreast.
In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight ... Not people die but worlds die in them.
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