John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Barbara Frietchie - Poem by John Greenleaf Whittier

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

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  • (12/14/2017 9:07:00 AM)

    Is Frederick town the current Frederick Maryland or Fredericksburg Maryland? (Report) Reply

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  • (12/10/2017 8:40:00 PM)

    Those millionaire football players might do well to read Barbara Fritchie's poem by Whittier, and shed a tear of shame at what they do. (Report) Reply

  • (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.
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  • (3/28/2009 8:26:00 AM)

    A great poem and deserving tribute to a deserving lady. (Report) Reply

  • (5/9/2005 8:48:00 PM)

    I love this poem, and I remember it from very early school days. (Report) Reply

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