Oliver Wendell Holmes

United States
Oliver Wendell Holmes
United States

Poems

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51.
Hymn After The Emancipation Proclamation
GIVER of all that crowns our days,
With grateful hearts we sing thy praise;
Through deep and desert led by Thee,
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52.
Homesick In Heaven
Go seek thine earth-born sisters,--thus the Voice
That all obey,--the sad and silent three;
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53.
A Song Of
THE summer dawn is breaking
On Auburn's tangled bowers,
The golden light is waking
On Harvard's ancient towers;
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54.
The Angel-Thief
TIME is a thief who leaves his tools behind him;
He comes by night, he vanishes at dawn;
We track his footsteps, but we never find him
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55.
Spring Has Come
THE sunbeams, lost for half a year,
Slant through my pane their morning rays;
For dry northwesters cold and clear,
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56.
The Fountain Of Youth
THE fount the Spaniard sought in vain
Through all the land of flowers
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57.
A Song Of Other Days
As o'er the glacier's frozen sheet
Breathes soft the Alpine rose,
So through life's desert springing sweet
The flower of friendship grows;
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58.
Questions And Answers
WHERE, oh where are the visions of morning,
Fresh as the dews of our prime?
Gone, like tenants that quit without warning,
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59.
The Ballad Of The Oysterman
IT was a tall young oysterman lived by the river-side,
His shop was just upon the bank, his boat was on the tide;
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60.
My Aunt
My aunt! my dear unmarried aunt!
Long years have o’er her flown;
Yet still she strains the aching clasp
That binds her virgin zone;
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