Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Portland, Maine
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Portland, Maine
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The Statue Over The Cathedral Door. (From The German Of Julius Mosen)

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Forms of saints and kings are standing
The cathedral door above;
Yet I saw but one among them
Who hath soothed my soul with love.

In his mantle,--wound about him,
As their robes the sowers wind,--
Bore he swallows and their fledglings,
Flowers and weeds of every kind.
And so stands he calm and childlike,
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Susan Williams 23 December 2015
Perhaps the statue is of St. Francis? It seems that saint would appeal in particular to our nature loving Longfellow
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