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Quotation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Under a spreading chestnut-tree
The village smithy stands;
The smith, a mighty man is he,
With large and sinewy hands;
And the muscles of his brawny arms
Are strong as iron bands.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882), U.S. poet. The Village Blacksmith (l. 1–6). . .
Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmon, ed. (1979) Oxford University Press.
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