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John Greenleaf Whittier

a sketch of his life

by Bliss Perry

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bliss Perry ; with selected poems.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsWhittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3253 .P4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 111 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6990396M
    LC Control Number07036386

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    John Greenleaf Whittier was a renowned writer whose numerous works about Quakerism and abolition earned him a place among the esteemed Fireside Poets. Over his year life, Whittier used his ability as a skillful writer to become a political activist and fight for the anti-slavery cause. John Greenleaf Whittier was an American poet known for his anti-slavery writings and support for abolition of slavery in the United States. Whittier’s notable works include Legends of New England, Moll Pitcher, The Song of the Vermonters and Poems Written during the Progress of the Abolition Question.


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