James Russell Lowell

(22 February 1819 – 12 August 1891 / Cambridge, Massachusetts)

James Russell Lowell Poems

1. The Present Crisis 8/13/2015
2. Palinode 10/31/2015
3. Heartsease And Rue: Friendship 3/26/2016
4. What Is So Rare As A Day In June 3/26/2015
5. Slaves 1/5/2015
6. Song: To M.L. 5/10/2012
7. The Candidate's Creed 5/10/2012
8. Hakon's Lay 5/10/2012
9. Winter Evening Hymn To My Fire 5/10/2012
10. For An Autograph 5/10/2012
11. Sonnet-Ii 5/10/2012
12. The Forlorn 5/10/2012
13. Agro-Dolce 5/10/2012
14. With A Pressed Flower 5/10/2012
15. Hebe 5/10/2012
16. The Birch-Tree 5/10/2012
17. Self-Study 5/10/2012
18. Jonathan To John 5/10/2012
19. The Beggar 5/10/2012
20. Impartiality 5/10/2012
21. To Miss D. T. On Her Giving Me A Drawing Of Little Street Arabs 5/10/2012
22. An Ode Of Thanks For Certain Cigars 5/10/2012
23. An Autograph 5/10/2012
24. The Washers Of The Shroud 5/10/2012
25. Jeffries Wyman Died September 4, 1874. 5/10/2012
26. What Mr. Robinson Thinks 5/10/2012
27. The Shepherd Of King Admetus 5/10/2012
28. An Indian Summer Reverie 5/10/2012
29. The Pregnant Comment 5/10/2012
30. The Fountain Of Youth 5/10/2012
31. An Incident In A Railroad Car 5/10/2012
32. To Perdita, Singing 5/10/2012
33. The Rose: A Ballad 5/10/2012
34. The Fatherland 5/10/2012
35. Allegra 5/10/2012
36. Trial 5/10/2012
37. The Token 5/10/2012
38. Sonnet Xi 5/10/2012
39. Love And Sorrow 5/10/2012
40. Ausplex 5/10/2012
Best Poem of James Russell Lowell

A Stanza On Freedom

THEY are slaves who fear to speak
For the fallen and the weak;
They are slaves who will not choose
Hatred, scoffing, and abuse,
Rather than in silence shrink
From the truth they needs must think;
They are slaves who dare not be
In the right with two or three.

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George Washington

Soldier and statesman, rarest unison;
High-poised example of great duties done
Simply as breathing, a world's honors worn
As life's indifferent gifts to all men born;
Dumb for himself, unless it were to God,
But for his barefoot soldiers eloquent,
Tramping the snow to coral where they trod,
Held by his awe in hollow-eyed content;
Modest, yet firm as Nature's self; unblamed

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