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John Greenleaf Whittier

 
 

John Greenleaf Whittier
 (December 17, 1807 September 7, 1892)
was an American Quaker poet and advocate
of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets,
he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.
Whittier is remembered particularly for his
anti-slavery writings
        as well as his book Snow-Bound.
-WikiPedia

 

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Tombstone
created for
Jack
[many years ago]
by his son,
Jim

excerpt from the poem:
Maud Muller
by
John Greenleaf Whittier
[Haverhill, Massachusetts]
1856
 

John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 September 7, 1892)
was an American
Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.
 Frequently listed as one of the
Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.
Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book
Snow-Bound
.
As a boy, it was discovered that Whittier was color-blind
when he was unable to see a difference between ripe and unripe strawberries.
[Jack had exactly the same experience!!!]

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