Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Portland, Maine
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Portland, Maine
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Village Blacksmith, The

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Under a spreading chestnut tree
The village smithy stands;
The Smith, a mighty man is he,
With large and sinewy hands;
And the muscles of his brawny arms
Are strong as iron bands.

His hair is crisp, and black, and long,
His face is like the tan;
His brow is wet with honest sweat,
He earns whate'er he can
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William Sherratt 28 March 2006
Line 3 Verse 4..........Forge or Furge. A 'Geordie' from Newcastle - on - Tyne, England, would probably pronounce the word as Furge.
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Karm Arger 13 January 2006
Sorry, I had meant to say that the last word in line 3 of verse 4 should read 'forge'.
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Karm Arger 10 January 2006
A correcton is needed here; the last word in verse four should read 'forge'.
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