Hermann Hagedorn

(1882-1964 / United States)

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Hermann Hagedorn (1882, New York City – d. 1964) was an American author, poet and biographer.

He was born in New York City and educated at Harvard University, the University of Berlin, and Columbia University. From 1909 to 1911, he was an instructor in English at Harvard.

Hagedorn was a friend and biographer of Theodore Roosevelt. He also served as Secretary and Director of ... more »

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Prayer During Battle

Lord, in this hour of tumult,
   Lord, in this night of fears,
Keep open, oh, keep open
   My eyes, my ears.

Not blindly, not in hatred,
   Lord, let me do my part.
Keep open, oh, keep open
   My mind, my heart!

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