Henry Van Dyke (10 November 1852 – 10 April 1933 / Germantown, Pennsylvania)
Henry Jackson van Dyke was an American author, educator, and clergyman.
Henry van Dyke was born on November 11 , 1852 in Germantown, Pennsylvania in the United States. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor of English literature at Princeton between 1899 and 1923. In 1908-09 Dr. van Dyke was an American lecturer at the University of Paris. By appointment of President Wilson he became Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg in 1913. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and received many other honors. Van Dyke was an "ardent foe of the annexation of ... more »
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- A Child in the Garden
- A Health to Mark Twain
- A Home Song
- A Legend of Service
- A Lover's Envy
- A Mile With Me
- A Noon Song
- A Prayer for a Mother's Birthday
- A Rondeau of College Rhymes
- A Scrap of Paper
- A Wayfaring Song
- Ameria's Welcome Home
- America for Me
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Oh, London is a man's town, there's power in the air;Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. America for Me (l. 9-12). . . One Hundred and One Famous Poems. Roy J. Cook, comp. (Rev. ed., 1958) Reilly ...
And Paris is a woman's town, with flowers in her hair;
And it's sweet to dream in Venice, and it's great to study Rome;
''I know that Europe's wonderful, yet something seems to lack;Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. America for Me (l. 17-18). . . One Hundred and One Famous Poems. Roy J. Cook, comp. (Rev. ed., 1958) Reilly...
The Past is too much with her, and the people looking back.''
Oh, it's home again, and home again, America for me!Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. America for Me (l. 21-24). . . One Hundred and One Famous Poems. Roy J. Cook, comp. (Rev. ed., 1958) Reilly...
I want a ship that's westward bound to plow the rolling sea,
To the blessed Land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars,
The legend of Felix is ended, the toiling of Felix is done;Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. The Toiling of Felix (l. 1-4). . . Best Loved Poems of the American People, The. Hazel Felleman, ed. (1936)...
The Master has paid him his wages, the goal of his journey is won;
He rests, but he never is idle; a thousand years pass like ...