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John Greenleaf Whittier
John Whittier
John Greenleaf Whittier.
BornDecember 17, 1807
Haverhill, Massachusetts
DiedSeptember 7, 1892
Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
American poet, Quaker, and abolitionist. Author of more than three dozen Christian hymns.

The repository contains one quote from John Greenleaf Whittier.


For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: “It might have been.”