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Quotation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He is the poet of the dawn, who wrote The Canterbury Tales and his old age Made beautiful with song; and as I read I hear the crowing cock, I hear the note Of lark and linnet, and from every page Rise odors of ploughed field or flowery mead.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882), U.S. poet. Chaucer (l. 9–14). . .
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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