Quotation by John Greenleaf Whittier

Then the wife of the skipper lost at sea
Said, "God has touched him! why should we!"
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892), U.S. poet. Skipper Ireson's Ride (l. 89–90). . .

Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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