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John Greenleaf Whittier

(17 December 1807 – 7 September 1892 / Haverhill, Massachusetts)

Barbara Frietchie


Up from the meadows rich with corn,
Clear in the cool September morn,

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  • Tony Jennings (7/28/2009 9:36:00 AM)

    I recite this to my S. Carolina friends when I see them it reminds them of home
    and recalls for me of standing in front of the class 66 years ago reciting it
    from memory for a visiting G.I. Colonel who was visiting my school
    on the eve of D-Day. (Report) Reply

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